Alexander Logan

Alexander Logan (d.1894, aged 52).

Three-time mayor of Winnipeg, Logan was a land speculator in the City’s early days.  He is credited with persuading the Federal Government of the day to build the CPR linethrough Winnipeg, rather than Selkirk or Brandon.  He also introduced the vote-by-ballot in municipal elections.  Logan served on the Vestry of St. John’s from 1880 to 1884.