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Prof. L. D. LOGAN 12195 - Simpson Co.

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Prof. L. D. LOGAN 12195 - Simpson Co.

Posted: 1359642094000
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Logan, Dixon, Bennett, Brooks, Cleveland
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Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume IV, Battle-Perrin-Kniffien, 3rd ed., 1886.

PROF. L. D. LOGAN was born in the western part of Allen County, January 11, 1862, and is the fifth of two sons and four daughters, all of whom lived to be grown, born to Carroll B. and Nancy (Dixon) Logan, both of whom were born and reared in Allen County. Carrol B. Logan is a progressive farmer, and a son of Joab Logan, who married Mahala Bennett. They were born and reared in Allen County, where they have lived all their lives, except three years in central Illinois. Joab Logan is a cousin of John A. Logan, of Illinois. The mother of our subject was a daughter of Esq. John Dixon, who married Elizabeth Brooks. They were natives of Allen and Simpson Counties, and of Irish descent. Prof. Logan received a good common school education. Desiring to procure a better education however, after he arrived at maturity, with his own earnings, he entered Cold Water Academy, in Simpson County, Ky., which he attended for two years, after which he took charge of the Academy for two seasons. In February, 1884, with A. J. Dixon he opened the Mount Zion Academy, in southeastern Allen County, where they have one of the largest and best patronized schools in southern Kentucky. Prof. Logan is a through teacher and sustains the reputation of being one of the best in this part of the State. He is a hard, industrious worker, and promises to become of the foremost men in the State; having a fondness for the law, has commenced its study. He is one of the leading young members of the Missionary Baptist Church; in politics he is a Democrat, and cast his first presidential vote for Cleveland.

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