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us: Logan, Tex

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Logan, Benjamin Franklin, Jr.
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Coahoma (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Morristown (N.J.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) AT & T Bell Laboratories
        • Affiliation End: 1993
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed May 6, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Bell Telephone Laboratories
        • Affiliation Start: 1956
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed May 6, 2015
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Fiddling
          (lcsh) Bluegrass music
            (lcsh) Electrical engineering
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Fiddlers
                (lcsh) Composers
                  (lcsh) Electrical engineers
              • Sources

                • found: Roots and branches [SR] p1994: container (Tex Logan) insert (Tex Logan, country fiddler from Coahoma, Tex.; master's degree in electrical engineering from MIT; performed in Boston area in 1950s)
                • found: Mountain music, bluegrass style [SR] p1991: label (Tex Logan) insert (b. 1927, Coahoma, Howard County, Texas; fiddler and electrical engineer)
                • found: All music guide WWW site, Jan. 10, 2008 (Tex Logan; b. Benjamin Logan, Jr.; bluegrass fiddler, songwriter, and electrical engineer; now lives in Madison, N.J.)
                • found: New York times (online), viewed May 6, 2015 (in obituary published May 5: Benjamin F. Logan; b. Benjamin Franklin Logan Jr., June 6, 1927, Coahoma, Tex.; d. Apr. 24, Morristown, N.J., aged 87; on weekdays, worked as a mathematician and electrical engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories in New Jersey; on nights and weekends, donned a 10-gallon hat and took to the stage as a pre-eminent bluegrass fiddler; usually billed as Tex Logan)
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