Typed Letter Signed on United States Senate Letterhead Dated 1938
Lodge, Henry Cabot Jr.

1938. Short typed letter on United States Senate Committee on Military Affairs letterhead dated March 20, 1938. A brief paragraph to a woman from Mt. Holyoke College regarding naval appropriations. Signed in full "H.C. Lodge, Jr.". Light mailing folds. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (1902-11985) came from a long line of family statesmen. He was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts from 1936-1944 at which time he resigned his position and entered the armed forces (he was the first sitting senator to do so since the Civil War). He was reelected in 1946 and served until 1952. He became Eisenhower's U.N. Ambassador 1953-1960 and later served in key diplomatic positions for the U.S. in Vietnam. (Item ID: X170)

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