Elizabeth Logan and her husband, George W., planned for the future of their 320-acre
Logan Ranch in Muskogee County. In 1999, the couple decided to donate their estate,
including their ranch, in Haskell, Oklahoma, to OSU for agricultural research after
Although she has carried on George W.’s legacy since his death in 2011, Logan recently
made the decision to donate the property while she is still living.
The decision to donate their land and property spurred from a trip to Stillwater in
1983. When their champion mare, Bandy, got sick, and after receiving no answers from
local veterinarians, the couple took their horse to the OSU College of Veterinary
OSU veterinarians identified the problem as hyperkalemic periodic paralysis disease,
an inherited muscular genetic disease the equine industry was not familiar with at
the time. Saving their mare is what instigated them to give OSU the ranch.
Other contributions from the Logans include an endowment fund as well as scholarship
endowment funds for OSU Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine.