Alexandrina Logie was born in Buckie, Scotland in 1889. While she was a young girl, her parents noticed her natural musical ability.
They made arrangements for Alexandrina to further her education at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England. While a student, she studied voice where she excelled as a soprano.
After graduating with honors, she did oratorical work in London and concert work in both Scotland and England. She was advancing quickly with her musical career until it was interrupted by World War I.
At that time, Alexandrina taught music in Scotland.
In 1920, she married Robert Bruce Paterson of Clearfield. They had met while he visited Scotland.
After moving to Clearfield, Alexandrina took an active role in the foreign mission work of the Presbyterian Church.
She also was an active member in the Clearfield Order of Eastern Star and the Philipsburg Order of the Amaranth.
In both of these organizations, she was a leader with the musical aspect.
Robert Bruce Paterson (1891-1948) was the son of one of the founders of Harbison-Walker Refractories Co., and builder of the Paterson Firebrick Plant in Clearfield.
Mr. Paterson was the president until his death in 1948. At that time, his wife, Alexandrina became the president until 1951.
Together they had three children. Both Robert Bruce and Alexandrina are buried at the Hillcrest Cemetery.