W. Turner Logan

William Turner Logan ( born June 21, 1874 in Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, † September 15, 1941 in Charleston, South Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1925 he represented the state of South Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


W. Turner Logan attended the public schools of his native land and from then until 1895, the College of Charleston. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and his admission to the bar he began in Charleston to work in his new profession. Logan was a member of the Democratic Party and was from 1901 to 1904 deputy in the House of Representatives from South Carolina. Between 1914 and 1918 he served as economic advisor ( Corporation Counsel ) of the city of Charleston. Logan was 1916-1918 chairman of the Democrats in Charleston County. After that, he held this position in the city of Charleston.

In the congressional elections of 1920, Logan was the first electoral district of South Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he met on March 4, 1921 the successor of Richard S. Whaley. After a re-election in 1922 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1925 two legislative sessions. For the elections of 1924 he was not nominated by his party for another term. After that, Logan withdrew from politics. In the following years until his death in 1941, he again worked as a lawyer.