Biography of Elizabeth C. Logan, Professor of English

Elizabeth C. Logan
Emmanuel College Alumna (1923)
Professor of English (1934–1953)

Elizabeth Catharine Logan was born on February 13th, 1889 to Lawrence and Katherine (O’Connor) Logan . Ms. Logan graduated from the Academy of Notre Dame in 1907 . She spent time as a member of the Tabernacle Society and made religious vestments for missionaries across the world. She also taught Sunday School and participated in the Red Cross and Canteen activities during the First World War. Elizabeth Logan was a member of the first Emmanuel Elizabeth Logan '23, Professor of English, 1935-1936College Class of 1923, where she received her Bachelor’s degree.

After attending Emmanuel College, Ms. Logan took graduate courses at Radcliffe College and Harvard University, but returned to Emmanuel to receive her Master’s degree in 1927 . Elizabeth Logan taught English at Emmanuel College for nineteen years (1934-1953). Throughout this period she continued her charity work, sat on the Board of Carney Hospital School of Nursing and was treasurer of the 101st Infantry Regiment Auxiliary during the Second World War . After her resignation, Ms. Logan was appointed the first executive secretary of the Emmanuel College Alumni Association.

Elizabeth C. Logan passed away on November 3rd, 1957 after an illness.

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