Henry Cabot Lodge, 1850-1924, U. S. Congressman & U. S. Senator (Republican, MA), Letter to Sturgis Bigelow, May 28, 1913
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Henry Cabot Lodge was an American Republican Senator and historian from Massachusetts. A member of the prominent Lodge family, he received his PhD in history from Harvard University. He is best known for his positions on foreign policy, especially his battle with President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 over the Treaty of Versailles. The failure of that treaty ensured that the United States never joined the League of Nations.