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  Lodge, George Cabot
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NameGeorge Cabot Lodge
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Nahant, Massachusetts , United States
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Born July 07, 1927 (93 years)
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Graduated with honors from Harvard College 1950

Reporter for Boston Herald 1950-1954, in which he wrote a series of articles on labor issues. He was assigned to cover US Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell, who hired him to work in the Department.

Director of information, US Department of Labor, 1954-58; Assistant Secretary of Labor for International Affairs, 1958-61

Visiting instructor in Harvard Business School, 1961 - Present. The dean of HBS invited Lodge to join the faculty in 1961 to help finish his first book, Spearheads of Democracy: Labor in the Developing Countries. Lodge taught at HBS for over thirty years, wrote 12 additional books, and won several awards (including two McKinsey Awards for best article of the year in Harvard Business Review). Lodge also helped establish the Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE), a cornerstone of the School's required curriculum.

Candidate for U.S. Senate (R-MA) 1962. Lodge, who had strong views about issues such as foreign aid, unemployment, and civil rights, ran unsuccessfully against Edward M. Kennedy.

Helped establish the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE)

Later books included The New American Ideology (1975), Ideology and National Competitiveness (1987, with Ezra F. Vogel)

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FAMILY
Father Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 1902-1985
Grandfather George "Bay" Cabot Lodge 1873-1909
Great-Grandfather Henry Cabot Lodge 1850-1924
Uncle John Davis Lodge 1903-1985
Grandmother Mathilda Davis Lodge 1876-1960
Great-Grandfather John Davis 1851-1902
Great-Grandmother Sarah Frelinghuysen Davis 1856-1939
Mother Emily Sears Lodge Clark 1906-1992

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  11/06/1962 MA US Senate - Special Election Lost 44.50% (-8.42%)
  09/18/1962 MA US Senate - R Primary Won 55.49% (+10.98%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - Dec 14, 1992 D Bill Clinton
MA US Senate - Nov 06, 1984 D John Kerry