From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Logan, George L.

(born: 1929) 

George Leslie Logan, an historian, fought to make Martin Luther King Day a state holiday in Kentucky. He was one of the first African American students at the University of Kentucky and the first African American professional in the Kentucky Department of Education to be the state Director of Drivers Education Supervisors. Logan was born in Stanford, KY, the son of James and Mary Woodford Logan. He is a graduate of Kentucky State University and UK. For more see 2001 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame - Inductees from Lexington.

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“Logan, George L.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 23, 2022,

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