William Logan (Kentuckian)

William Logan
William Logan (December 8, 1776 – August 8, 1822) was a United States Senator from Kentucky.wikipedia
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Glasgow, Kentucky

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He was delegate to Kentucky's constitutional convention in 1799 and worked as a state commissioner in siting the new Barren County's seat of government (at Glasgow, a new settlement probably named for the Scottish hometown of Logan's father ) the same year.
The same year, the community was selected as the seat of a new county, owing to its central location, its large spring, native John Gorin's donation of 50 acre for public buildings, and its being named for the Scottish hometown of the father of William Logan, one of the two commissioners charged with selecting the county seat.

Harrodsburg, Kentucky

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Born within the fort at Harrodsburg, Logan spent his early childhood in St. Asaphs Fort, receiving private instruction from his parents and tutors.

Isham Talbot

The second time he was elected to the United States Senate was to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Logan, and served from October 19, 1820 to March 3, 1825.

John Adair

Adair garnered 20,493 votes; U.S. Senator William Logan finished second with 19,497, fellow veteran Joseph Desha received 12,419, and Colonel Anthony Butler mustered only 9,567 votes.

United States Senate

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William Logan (December 8, 1776 – August 8, 1822) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. 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.

Kentucky

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William Logan (December 8, 1776 – August 8, 1822) was a United States Senator from Kentucky.

Shelby County, Kentucky

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He moved to Shelby County about 1798.

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Barren County, Kentucky

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He was delegate to Kentucky's constitutional convention in 1799 and worked as a state commissioner in siting the new Barren County's seat of government (at Glasgow, a new settlement probably named for the Scottish hometown of Logan's father ) the same year.

Kentucky House of Representatives

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Logan was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1803 to 1806 and again in 1808, and served as speaker two terms.

United States Electoral College

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He was also a presidential elector in 1808, 1812, and 1816.

Shelbyville, Kentucky

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(He did not succeed, instead serving as a commissioner of the Kentucky River Company.) Logan died at his residence in Shelby County and was interred in the Logan family burial ground near Shelbyville.

Democratic-Republican Party

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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.

Richard Mentor Johnson

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On December 18, 1818, legislators chose William Logan over Johnson, 67–55.