Logie, Alexander

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Logie, Alexander

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1823-1873

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Alexander Logie, son of William Logie and Anne Smith, was born in Rosefield, Nairnshire, Scotland, in 1823. He emigrated with his family to Canada. Alexander was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1843 as a Student-at-Law. He was called to the Bar in 1848 and practiced law in Hamilton, Ontario. On October 19th, 1854, he was appointed Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Wentworth and Halton, where he served from 1854 to 1873. He married Mary Ritchie Crooks (1827–1900), from the town of Niagara. They had three children: Anna Barbara (b.1856), Alexandra Helena, and William Alexander (1866–1933). Alexander was for many years an Elder and Trustee of Saint Andrews (now Saint Paul’s) Presbyterian Church. He was one of the church leaders who personally guaranteed the loan for the building of the new church in 1854. Alexander Logie died December 10, 1873.

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Alexander Logie practiced law in Hamilton, Ontario. In 1854, he became Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Wentworth and Halton, where he served from 1854 to 1873.

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Logie, William (1782-1853)

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Logie, William is the parent of Logie, Alexander

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Logie, William Alexander (1866-1933)

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Logie, William Alexander is the child of Logie, Alexander

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Fudge, E. Logie–McQuesten Papers Calendar. (1981). Local History & Archives Department, Hamilton Public Library. Updated June 2016 and February 2017.

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