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2 Senators from politcial dynasty
Lodges, Henry Cabot -

Henry Cabot Lodge - two generations of Senators. Henry Cabot Lodge was one of the more prominent and influential Senators of the first quarter of the 20th Century, close to TR and the leading antagonist to Woodrow Wilson's fight for the League of Nations. He inscribed a photo , it appears to be a fine engraving process from a photo. The image measures 3 ¾ x 6 ½ on a sheet that measures 6 x 8 ½.

His grandson known as Henry Cabot Jr. served as a US Senator from Massachusetts in the '40's and '50's, losing re-election to John F. Kennedy in 1952. Lodge would later be tapped by Nixon to be his running mate in 1960 and then went on to several diplomatic posts including Ambassador to South Vietnam. He acknowledges a letter from a constituent on railroad legislation. The letter is on a 8 x 6 ¾ sheet with the lower blank third of the sheet removed.