W. Turner Logan
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W. Turner Logan
William Turner Logan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 1st district

March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1925
Richard S. Whaley
Thomas S. McMillan
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Charleston County

January 8, 1901 – February 20, 1904
Personal details
Born(1874-06-21)June 21, 1874
Summerville, South Carolina
DiedSeptember 15, 1941(1941-09-15) (aged 67)
Charleston, South Carolina
Resting placeCharleston, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCollege of Charleston
University of Virginia

William Turner Logan (June 21, 1874 - September 15, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born in Summerville, South Carolina,[1] Logan attended the public schools, and was graduated from the College of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1895.[1] He studied law at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.[1] He was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Charleston, South Carolina.[1]

Political career

He served as member of the State house of representatives 1901-1904.[1] He was corporation counsel of Charleston 1914-1918.[1] He served as chairman of the Democratic executive committee of Charleston County 1916-1918.[1] He served as chairman of the city Democratic executive committee 1918-1922 and reelected in 1922.[1]

Logan was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1925).[1] He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1924.[1]. He was one of the 62 congressmen, and the only southerner, to vote against the Immigration Act of 1924.[2]

He continued the practice of his profession in Charleston, South Carolina, until his death there on September 15, 1941.[3] He was interred in Magnolia Cemetery.[1]




  • "W. T. Logan Dies". Florence Morning News. Florence, SC. Associated Press. September 16, 1941 – via Newspapers.com.


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