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George Cabot Lodge was born 10 October 1873 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States to Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) and Anna Cabot Mills Davis (1851-1915) and died 21 August 1909 Tuckernuck Island, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, United States of heart failure. He married Mathilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen Davis (1876-1960) 18 August 1900 in Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.

George Cabot "Bay" Lodge was an American poet of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Lodge was born in Boston on October 10, 1873. His father was Henry Cabot Lodge, a politician who eventually represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate. His mother was Anna Cabot Mills Davis. He was named after his great-great-grandfather, U.S. Senator George Cabot.

He died of heart failure while vacationing on Tuckernuck Island, near Nantucket, on August 21, 1909. A biography, The Life of George Cabot Lodge (1911), was written by his friend and confidant Henry Adams. His collected poems and dramas, in two volumes, were published in 1911 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Marriage and Family

In 1900, he married Mathilda Frelinghuysen Davis, with whom he had three children. Their sons Henry and John became politicians.


  1. Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) - U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Henry also was Richard Nixon’s running mate in the 1960 United States Presidential Election.
  2. John Davis Lodge (1903-1985) - governor of Connecticut
  3. Helena Lodge (1905-1998)




Children



Offspring of George Cabot Lodge and Mathilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen Davis (1876-1960)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) 5 July 1902 Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 27 February 1985 Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Emily Esther Sears (1905-1992)
John Davis Lodge (1903-1985) 20 October 1903 Washington, D.C., United States 29 October 1985 New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States Francesca Braggiotti (1902-1998)
Helena Lodge (1905-1998)











Siblings

Offspring of Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) and Anna Cabot Mills Davis (1851-1915)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Constance Davis Lodge (1872-1948) 6 April 1872 Paris, Île-de-France, France 27 June 1948 Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Augustus Peabody Gardner (1865-1918)
Clarence Charles Williams (1869-1958)
George Cabot Lodge (1873-1909) 10 October 1873 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 21 August 1909 Tuckernuck Island, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, United States Mathilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen Davis (1876-1960)
John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) 1 August 1876 Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 29 December 1942 Washington, D.C., United States Mary Catherine Connolly (1882-1971)






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