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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Fulton Logan (1889-1959)

Artist.

Born on a farm near Lauder, Manitoba on 25 March 1889, son of Robert Tremaine Logan, he left to study art in Paris at age 16. He subsequently studied at the Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and instructed in art at Connecticut College in Hartford from 1934 to 1954. He was a painter and a specialist in copper etchings. He died at Boston on 9 December 1959.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Pioneers of Manitoba by Robert Harvey (1970).

“Robert F. Logan, Manitoba artist, dies in Boston”, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 December 1959. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B11, page 263.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2011

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