Lodge Jr., Henry Cabot

1966 TLS as Ambassador to South Vietnam by the Massachusetts US Senator, 1960 GOP VP candidate, diplomat

Price: $50.00

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(1902-1985) Grandson of Henry Cabot Lodge, Mass. US Senator 1937-44 & 1947-53 (1st Senator to resign seat since Civil War to enter military). UN Ambassador 1953-60, 1960 GOP VP candidate with Nixon. Ambasador to South Vietnam 1963-1964 & 1965-1967; Ambassador at Large 1967-1968; Ambassador to Germany 1968-1969. Appointed by President Nixon to head US delegation to Paris Vietnam peace conference, served to Dec. 1969; Special Envoy to the Vatican 1970-1977. 10 1/2 x 8 TLS while US Ambassador to South Vietnam, Saigon, January 7 1966, white embossed US Seal at top left corner, to noted collector Rev. Cornelius Greenway, Brooklyn, NY. Ambassador Lodge apologizes and returns a signed photograph, as requested. Lodge finds it interesting that Rev. Greenway was with his grandfather (Henry Cabot Lodge Sr.) in 1920 when Calvin Coolidge was nominated for Vice President, "something of which to be proud." REV. CORNELIUS GREENWAY (1896-1968) immigrated to the US from Holland 1914, in WW I, served with US Army in France. Tufts BA 1925, STB 1928. Started collecting autographs, especially signed photographs, in the 1920s. Ordained Universalist minister 1926, served parishes in Taunton & Boston, Mass. Pastor of All Souls Church, Brooklyn, New York 1929-65, affiliated with National Assn. of Congregational Christian Churches 1961. HENRY CABOT LODGE (1850-1924) Mass. Republican Senator and historian, long-time friend and confidant of Theodore Roosevelt. Lodge had the role (but not the official title) of the 1st Senate Majority Leader. He is best known for his positions on foreign policy, especially his 1919 battle with President Wilson over the Treaty of Versailles.

Condition: Very good
Type:Letter






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