Tribute to Senator Lodge

Title: Tribute to Senator Lodge

Date: November 10, 1924

Location: Washington, D.C.

Context: Coolidge gives a statement at the White House on the passing of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge. 

Senator Lodge was a prominent figure in Massachusetts before I knew anything about the public affairs of the Commonwealth. For a long time he has been our senior Senator. He was the floor leader of the Senate. This is not the occasion to undertake to review the positions he has filled and the work he has done. It is enough now to recall that he has been one of the great men of our time. He had a wide scholarship and a wonderful facility of expression. His influence has been world-wide. A large collection of his writings and speeches are left to us which will be not only of historical interest but of permanent literary value. Full of years, bearing the honors that have never ceased to be bestowed in increasing number, he has been gathered to his fathers.

Citation: The New York Times, November 10, 1924.

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