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LODGE, Giles Henry, translator, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 13 March, 1805. He was graduated at Harvard in 1825, and at the medical school in 1828, and has passed his life in Boston, Massachusetts He is an enthusiastic student of the Greek language and art, and has published translations of Johann Wincklemann's "History of Ancient Art among the Greeks" (4 vols., Boston, 1849-'73), and Baron yon Steinberg's " Breughel Brothers " (1854). He is the author of several medical essays, and has in manuscript a "Dictionary of Aristophanes."--His nephew, Henry Cabot, author, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 12 May, 1850, was graduated at Harvard in 1871, and at the law-school in 1874, and in 1875 was given the degree of Ph. D. for his thesis on the "Land Law of Anglo-Saxons" (Boston, 1877). He was university lecturer on American history in 1876-'9, edited the "North American Review" in 1873-'6, and the "International Review" in 1879-'81, and served two terms in the Massachusetts legislature in 1880-'1. He was a delegate to the Republican national conventions of 1880 and 1884, and was for two years chairman of the Republican state committee. He was unsuccessful as a candidate for congress in 1884, but was elected in 1886. Mr. Lodge has been an overseer of Harvard since 1884, and is a member of various scientific and historical societies. He was vice-president of the commission that superintended the celebration of the framing of the United States constitution, in 1887. He has published " Life and Letters of George Cabot" (Boston, 1877); "Short History of English Colonies in America" (New York, 1881); lives of Alexander Hamilton (Boston, 1882) and Daniel Webster (1883) in the "American Statesmen" series: and "Studies in History" (1884). He has edited two series of "Popular Tales" and a volume of selected " Ballads and Lyrics" (Boston, 1881), and "The Works of Alexander Hamilton," including his private correspondence and many hitherto unpublished documents, with an introduction and notes (9 vols., New York, 1885).
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