Logan Hay (February 13, 1871–June 2, 1942) was an American lawyer, historian, and politician.
Hay was born in Springfield, Illinois. He went to Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He went to Yale University and Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1897. From 1903 to 1906, Hay served on the Springfield City Council. He then served in the Illinois Senate from 1906 to 1914.
Hay followed his father into the law, establishing a law practice in Springfield. He was a delegate to the 1912 Republican National Convention. He was the president of the Illinois State Bar Association for 1920-21.
Hay was deeply involved in the activities of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Following the death of John Whitfield Bunn in 1920, Hay served as president of the association from 1920 until his death. In 1967, the association created a medal known as the Logan Hay Medal that is awarded to individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to preserving and promoting the memory of Abraham Lincoln.
- Biography of Milton Hay Archived 2012-04-07 at the Wayback Machine
- 'Twenty-Five Record Class of Ninety-Three Yale College,' Noah H. Swayne-class secretary,' The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, New Haven, Connecticut: 1918, Biographical Sketch of Logan Hay, pg. 241-243
- 'Illinois Blue Book 1913-1914,' Biographical Sketch of Logan Hay, pg. 328-329
- No mere bump on a log
- Profile on politicalgraveyard.com
- List of past ISBA presidents
- Autumn 2005 newsletter of the Abraham Lincoln Association
- Article announcing that Robert S. Eckley won the Logan Hay Medal, 2007.
- Harry E. Pratt, The Personal Finances of Abraham Lincoln (1943)
- Hogan Hay-Deaths,' The Dixon Evening Telegraph (Illinois), June 3, 1942, pg. 2
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