Lodge family

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Lodge
Ethnicity English
Current region United States
Connected families Cabot
Frelinghuysen

The Lodge family are a prominent New England political family, and among the families who make up the "Boston Brahmins", also known as the "first families of Boston."

History[edit]

The Boston Brahmin Lodge family are closely related with the Cabot family. George Cabot had a great-granddaughter named Anna Cabot (b. 1821),[1] who married the wealthy Boston merchant John Ellerton Lodge. Their son Henry Cabot Lodge (b. 1850 in Boston)[1] was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, who was reelected for the same senate seat as the incumbent 1916 U.S. Senate candidate against the Kennedy brothers' maternal grandfather, John F. Fitzgerald. George's great-great-great-great grandson, Henry Cabot Lodge II (b. 1902 in Nahant)[2] was also a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, incumbent 1952 U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against John F. Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to United Nations, and 1960 vice presidential candidate for Richard Nixon against Kennedy-Lyndon B. Johnson. Another great-great-great-great grandson, John Davis Lodge (b. 1903 in Washington, DC)[3] was the 64th Governor of Connecticut. George's great-great-great-great grandson, George Cabot Lodge II (b. 1927) was the 1962 U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against Ted Kennedy.

It became connected to other prominent families through marriage.

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