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John Davis Lodge (October 20, 1903October 29, 1985) was a Republican, was governor of Connecticut from 1951 to 1955. He was also an actor and U.S. Ambassador to Spain, Argentina and Switzerland. October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ...

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Early life

Lodge was born in Washington, D.C. into a prominent political family. He was the great-great-great-grandson of George Cabot, the grandson of Henry Cabot Lodge, the nephew of Augustus Peabody Gardner, the son of George Cabot Lodge and Mathilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen (Davis) Lodge and the brother of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack... George Cabot (December 3, 1752-April 18, 1823), a Delegate and a Senator from Massachusetts, and the Presiding Officer of the Hartford Convention, was born in Salem, Massachusetts. ... Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American statesman, a Republican politician, and noted historian. ... Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ...


Lodge attended the Evans School in Mesa, Arizona, the Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, and Ecole de Droit, Paris, France. He graduated from Harvard University in 1925 and from the Harvard Law School in 1929. He was admitted to the New York bar in 1932 and commenced practice in New York City. He was married July 6, 1929, to actress and ballet dancer, Francesca Braggiotti. He became affiliated with the motion-picture industry and the theater 1933-1942, appearing in movies such as Little Women, The Scarlet Empress, and The Little Colonel." Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Keno Hawker Area  - City 125. ... Middlesex School The Circle, Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts Clay Centennial Center, Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts Middlesex School is an independent preparatory school for grades 9 - 12 located in Concord, Massachusetts, USA. It was founded in 1901 by Frederick Winsor, who headed the school until 1937. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1635 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  25. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... Harvard Law School, often referred to in shorthand as Harvard Law or HLS, is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Little Women (1933) directed by George Cukor is based upon Louisa May Alcotts novel of the same name. ... The Scarlet Empress is a 1934 film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich as Catherine the Great. ... the little colonel was a movie by shirley with costar Bill bojangles Robinson ...


He served with the United States Navy as a lieutenant and lieutenant commander August 1942 to January 1946 and was a liaison officer between the French and American fleets. He was decorated with the rank of Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor and with the Croix de Guerre with palm by General Charles de Gaulle. After the war he engaged in research work in economics. The United States Navy, also known as the USN or the U.S. Navy, is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations. ... French Legion of Honor The Légion dhonneur (in Legion of Honor (AmE) or Legion of Honour (ComE)) is an Order of Chivalry awarded by the President of France. ... The Croix de guerre is a military decoration of both Belgium and France which was first created in 1915. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Political career

He was elected as a Republican from Connecticut's 4th congressional district to the 80th and 81st Congresses, serving from January 3, 1947 to January 3, 1951. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1950. He was elected Governor of Connecticut, serving from January 1951 to January 1955 and was unsuccessful for reelection in 1954. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention from Connecticut in 1952 and 1960. Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... Connecticuts 4th Congressional District has been represented in the United States House of Representatives by Chris Shays (Republican) since 1987. ... 80th Congress (1947-1949) Congressional Profile Total Membership: 435 Representatives, 2 Delegates, 1 Resident Commissioner Party Divisions: 246 Republicans, 188 Democrats, 1 American-Labor Leadership & Officers Speaker of the House: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. ... 81st Congress (1949-1951) Congressional Profile Total Membership: 435 Representatives, 2 Delegates, 1 Resident Commissioner Party Divisions: 263 Democrats, 171 Republicans, 1 American-Labor Leadership & Officers Speaker of the House: Sam Rayburn (D- Texas) Majority Leader: John W. McCormack (D- Massachusetts) Minority Leader: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The following is a list of Governors of the State of Connecticut, from the Colonial period through present day. ... The Republican National Convention, held every four years, is the presidential nominating convention of the Republican Party of the United States. ... The 1952 Republican National Convention was held in Chicago, Cook County, from 7 July to 11 July and nominated the popular general and war hero Dwight David Eisenhower also known as Ike for president and the anti-communist crusading senator from California, Richard Milhous Nixon, for vice president. ... Mitchell who sits next to Ryan Anderson in computer class at Thunderbolt Middle School is weird. ...


Local legend is that the proximate cause of Lodge's defeat in 1954 to Abraham Ribicoff was disenchantment on the part of Fairfield County Republicans with the disruption caused by the construction of the Connecticut Turnpike. Ironically, the highway is now named after the former Governor. [1] Abraham Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910–February 22, 1998) was an American politician. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... The Connecticut Turnpike, more currently known as the Governor John Davis Lodge Turnpike, is a freeway in Connecticut that runs from Byram to South Killingly. ...


Lodge then served as United States Ambassador to Spain from January 1955 until January 1961. He was National president, Junior Achievement, Inc., 1963-1964. He was an unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut in 1964. He was chairman, Committee Foreign Policy Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 1964-1969; delegate and assistant floor leader, Connecticut Constitutional Convention, in 1965; United States Ambassador to Argentina, 1969 to 1974; United States Ambassador to Switzerland, 1983. He was a resident of Westport, Connecticut until his death in New York City. He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery. // ^ John Jay proceeded to post but was not formally received at court. ... Junior Achievement is a youth organization started in 1919 by Horace Moses, Theodore Vail, and Senator Murray Crane as a collection of small, after-school business clubs for students on the East Coast. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is a American think tank. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1835 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Gordon F. Joseloff  - Town meeting moderator Alice H. Shelton Area  - City 86. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


References

Notes
  1. ^ Providence Journal: I-95 in Fairfield uncredited blog entry on www.westportnow.com, dated April 23, 2003 (accessed 2007-02-10)

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Preceded by
Chester Bowles
Governor of Connecticut
1951–1955
Succeeded by
Abraham A. Ribicoff

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