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Business administration educator

George Cabot Lodge, business administration educator. Named one of 10 Outstanding Youn Men in the United States, United States Junior Chamber of C., 1961; recipient Arthur S. Fleming award, 1961, McKinsey award Harvard Business Review, 1970, 74, Distinguished Service award Harvard Business School, 2001; Lee Kuan Yew fellow Governor of Singapore, 1991.

Background

Lodge, George Cabot was born on July 7, 1927 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Cabot Junior and Emily (Sears) Lodge.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1950. Doctorate (honorary), INCAE, 1994.

Career

Lodge's father was Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, U.S. Ambassador to United Nations and South Vietnam, and the Republican nominee for Vice President in 1960. After finishing high school at Groton School, Lodge served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946 and then entered Harvard College, graduating cum laude in 1950. Lodge was a political reporter and columnist at the Boston Herald prior to entering federal civil service.

In 1954, Lodge became Director of Information at the U.S. Department of Labor. He was the United States Delegate to the International Labor Organization and was elected chairman of the organization's Governing Body in 1960. He later entered politics and was the 1962 U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against Ted Kennedy, marking the third time in history that the Lodges faced the Kennedys in a Massachusetts election.

Previously, Lodge's father was the incumbent 1952 U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against John F. Kennedy. Additionally, Lodge's patrilineal great-grandfather Henry Cabot Lodge was reelected for the same senate seat as the incumbent 1916 U.S. Senate candidate against the Kennedy brothers' maternal grandfather, John F. Fitzgerald. In 1963, Lodge joined the Harvard Business School faculty.

In 1968, he was named Associate Professor of Business Administration. In 1972, Lodge received tenure. He is currently the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus.

Religion

In 1958, he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor for International Affairs by Dwight D. Eisenhower, and was reappointed by John F. Kennedy in 1961.

Membership

Republican candidate United States Senate, Massachusetts, 1962. Vice-chairman Inter-American Foundation,1970-1977. With United States Navy, 1945-1946.

Member Council Foreign Rels., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (trustee), Robert F. Kennedy Memorial (trustee).

Connections

Married Nancy Kunhardt, April 23, 1949 (deceased February 1997). Children: Nancy Lodge Burmeister, Emily Lodge Pingeon, Dorothy Lodge Peabody, Henry, George Junior, David. Married Susan Alexander Powers, August 2, 1997.

father:
Henry Cabot Lodge Junior

mother:
Emily (Sears) Lodge

spouses:
Nancy Kunhardt

Susan Alexander Powers

children:
Nancy Lodge Burmeister Lodge

Emily Lodge Pingeon Lodge

Dorothy Lodge Peabody Lodge

Henry Lodge

George Junior Lodge

David Lodge