Lodge served as senator from Massachestts. His defeat for re-election in 1952 marked the beginning of John Kennedy's political career in the US Senate. In 1960 Lodge was the Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States. On Christmas eve 1961 Lodge's car broke down near his home in Beverly, Massachusetts. Lodge paid Dooling's Garage for towing service. This reproduction would look great in an album or display. This reproduction would look great in an album or display.