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Rayford W. Logan

AKA Rayford Whittingham Logan

Born: 7-Jan-1897
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 4-Nov-1982
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, MD

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Negro in American Life and Thought

Military service: US Army (1917-19, 1st Lt.)

Father: Arthur C. Logan
Mother: Martha Whittingham
Wife: Ruth Robinson (m. 1927, d. 30-Jun-1966)

    High School: M Street High School, Washington, DC
    University: AB, Williams College (1917)
    University: MA, Williams College (1929)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1932)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1936)
    Administrator: Chairman, History Dept., Virginia Union University (1925-30)
    Administrator: Chairman, History Dept., Atlanta University (1933-38)
    Professor: History, Howard University (1938-69)
    Administrator: Chairman, History Dept., Howard University (1942-64)
    Administrator: Historian of the University, Howard University (1965-69)
    Professor: Distinguished Professor of History, Howard University (1971-74)

    Association for the Study of Negro Life and History Director (1950-51)
    Association for the Study of Negro Life and History Asst. to Director (1932-33)
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    NAACP Advisor, International Affairs
    Spingarn Medal 1980

Author of books:
The Diplomatic Relations of the United States with Haiti, 1776-1891 (1941)
The Operation of the Mandate System in Africa, 1919-1927 (1942)
The African Mandates in World Politics (1949)
The Negro in American Life and Thought: The Nadir, 1877-1901 (1965)
The Negro in the United States: A Brief History (1957)
Haiti and the Dominican Republic (1968)
Howard University: The First Hundred Years, 1867-1967 (1969)
W. E. B. Du Bois: A Profile (1971)


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