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Joseph Morton Logan
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1866
LaGrange
Troup County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1951
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Pioneer Bank Examiner Joseph M. Logan Dies

Funeral services for Joseph Morton Logan, 85, one of the 12 original bank examiners in the United States, who died Monday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Utter McKinley-Strothers Mortuary, interment following in Forest Lawn Memorial-Park.

Born in LaGrange, Ga., Mr. Logan began his career as a messenger boy for the Ft. Worth National Bank in 1883. He emerged as a national bank examiner in 1901 and subsequently was appointed chief national bank examiner by President Wilson. He retired from this office in 1927 to become comptroller of the Curtiss Corp., importers. He retired from this concern five years ago.

Mr. Logan was a life member of Knights Templar and a 32nd Degree Mason life member. In his hobby as magician he was a member of the Society of American Magicians and a participant in the Los Angeles chapter of the society.

He leaves his widow Argene and a son Rossington M Logan, of Los Angeles and a daughter, Mrs. L. E. Thorne of Port Arthur, Tex.
(Los Angeles Times, Obituaries, Pub. 28 Nov 1951, Los Angeles, California)

My grandmother called him "Uncle Morton" - she probably loved his magic tricks!

My great great uncle. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Logan (1812 - 1896)
  Elizabeth Jane Logan Logan (1823 - 1913)
 
 Spouses:
  Sophia Blackwell Rossington Logan (1866 - 1912)
  Argene Andrews Logan (1881 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Rossington Morton Logan (1889 - 1971)*
  Virginia Elizabeth Logan Moore (1891 - 1925)*
  Robert Harding Logan (1892 - 1897)*
  Florence Marie Logan Thorne (1894 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lilias Sophia Logan Logan (1848 - 1896)*
  John Robert Logan (1852 - 1898)*
  William Lee Logan (1857 - 1935)*
  Joseph Morton Logan (1866 - 1951)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Vale of Memory, Lot 847, Space 1
 
Created by: Cyndi Wiseman
Record added: Jun 18, 2009
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- Cyndi Wiseman
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- Cyndi Wiseman
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