William Logan (Kentucky)
|United States Senator
March 4, 1819 – May 28, 1820
|Preceded by||Isham Talbot|
|Succeeded by||Isham Talbot|
December 8, 1776|
|Died||August 8, 1822
Shelby County, Kentucky
Born within the fort at Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Logan spent his early childhood in St. Asaphs Fort, receiving private instruction from his parents and tutors. He moved to Shelby County, Kentucky about 1798. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced. He was delegate to Kentucky's constitutional convention in 1799, and served as a commissioner of the Kentucky River Company in 1820.
Logan was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1803 to 1806 and again in 1808, and served as speaker two terms. He was a judge of the court of appeals from 1808 to 1812. He was also a presidential elector in 1808, 1812, and 1816. Logan was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1819 to May 28, 1820 when he resigned to run for Governor in 1820. (He did not succeed). Logan died at his residence in Shelby County, and was interred in the Logan family burial ground near Shelbyville, Kentucky.
|United States Senate|
|United States Senator (Class 3) from Kentucky
Served alongside: Richard M. Johnson
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