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date: 12 November 2019

Logue, Edlocked

(07 February 1921–27 January 2000)
  • Lizabeth Cohen

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Logue, Ed (07 February 1921–27 January 2000), urban planner and public administrator, was born Edward Joseph Logue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the eldest of four children of Edward J. Logue and Resina Fay. His mother was a teacher and his father a real estate assessor for the City of Philadelphia who died when Logue was twelve, leaving him with responsibilities for his younger siblings and the family in tight financial straits, dependent on a small monthly insurance payment and when his mother returned to work, her modest salary as a kindergarten teacher. Raised in a liberal Irish Catholic household, Logue was inspired by President ...

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