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Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan

Born: Petersburg, Missouri August 15, 1838
Died: February 22, 1923

Pen Name: Mrs. John A Logan

Connection to Illinois: Logan's parent's moved to Marion when she was one year old. After she got married, she moved to Benton and moved to the Chicago area later in her life.

Biography: After her husband passed, Mrs. Logan moved to northern Illinois and became the editor of The Home Magazine, of Washington, which ran from 1888 to 1908, and wrote about historic events. She served on the syndicate staff of Hearst news service and was a contributor to other magazine and newspapers and wrote several books. President Benjamin Harrison appointed Mrs. Logan one of the women commissioners of the District of Columbia to the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Mary S. Logan on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Reminiscences Of A Soldier's Wife
ISBN: 0548104212 OCLC: 179781200

Kessinger Publishing, LLC 2006

Reminiscences of the Civil War and Reconstruction
ISBN: 0809304252 OCLC: 76187

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©1970.

  Reminiscences of the civil war and reconstruction.
ISBN: 080930791X OCLC: 948742813

Southern Illinois Univ Pr, [Place of publication not identified] : 1976.

The part taken by women in American history.
ISBN: 0405044674 OCLC: 357025

Arno Press, New York, 1972 [©1912]