May 20 1956 / fromthearchive / Boston Globe Staff photo by Laurence T. Welsh / The statue of Lt. Gen. Edward L. Logan, for whom the the airport was renamed, was dedicated at Logan International Airport. Logan commanded the 9th Infantry Regiment as a colonel in World War I. He became commander of the Yankee Division in 1923 and in 1928 was promoted to Lieutenant General. The eight foot high bronze had scenes symbolizing patriotism, justice, faith and fortitude. Joseph A. Coletti, a native of Quincy, was the sculptor.