Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Lady Logan, widow of Sir Douglas William Logan

Lady Logan, who died 7 May, 2006, aged 89, was the widow of Sir Douglas William Logan (1910-87). Her husband was born in Liverpool in 1910 and went on to be educated at University College, Oxford. During 1935-1936 he held the Henry fellowship at Harvard and during 1936-1937 was assistant lecturer in Law at the London School of Economics. Logan was called to the bar (Middle Temple) in 1937 and also elected a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. During World War Two Logan worked for the Ministry of Supply before being appointed in 1944 as Clerk of the Court at London University where he became Principal in 1948. In 1959 Logan was knighted and went on to receive honorary fellowships from the London School of Economics (1962), University College Oxford (1973) and University College London (1975) as well as honorary degrees from numerous universities around the world.

Source: Daily Telegraph 13 May, 2006


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