Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in WA, 1867; died at ?Harvey, WA, 1968.
The fifth of twelve children, to settlers William Logue (d.1912) and Sarah Mary nee Clarke (d.1914). The Logues ran 'Sunny Vale', a mixed farm near Harvey. Kate became a school teacher, and taught at the first schools in the Harvey district and on the upper Warren, and also at Grass Valley, Moojebing, and near Waroona.
She collected MEL specimens at Harvey River, July 1889. There are also 'Miss Kate F.G. Logue' specimens at K (1888-1889, 168 specimens).
Kate's cousin JULIA SEWELL also collected MEL specimens.
In 1913, Kate married William James Blight (c.1854-1934), a farmer near Harvey. It was a second marriage for Blight who already had eleven children. Kate and William did not have any children. After her husband's death, Kate resumed teaching.
She died in 1968 aged 101.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]
Portrait Photo: as Mrs Blight, extracted from above reference, from State Library of WA.