Henry Logan (politician)

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Henry Logan (April 14, 1784 – December 26, 1866) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry Logan was born near Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. He volunteered for the defense of Baltimore in 1814, and served as captain in the Nineteenth Regiment, Second Brigade, Fifth Division, Pennsylvania Militia, and was commissioned lieutenant colonel August 1, 1814.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1818 and 1819. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1828 to 1831.

The town Loganville, Pennsylvania was named after him.

Logan was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination and resumed farming.

He was a member of the Board of Commissioners of York County, Pennsylvania, in 1840. He served as county auditor and died on the Logania plantation in Monaghan Township, near Dillsburg in 1866. Interment in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles A. Barnitz
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

Succeeded by
James Gerry