Leslie Darrell Ragan

Leslie Darrell Ragan (abt. 1896 - 1972)

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Leslie Darrell Ragan
Born about in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, USAmap
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Husband of — married in Manhattan, New York, New York, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Portland, Oregon, USAmap
Ragan-2 created 8 Jan 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 5 Sep 2017
16:26: Priscilla Savary edited the Biography, Middle Name, Death Place and Status Indicators for Leslie Ragan. (Added middle name and checked some certainty catagories) [Thank Priscilla for this]
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Categories: Illustrators | Iowa Artists.


Ragan was born in Iowa in 1897 and attended the Cumming School of Art in Des Moines. He later went on to attend the Art Institute of Chicago.

Ragan was a specialty illustrator who was well known for his paintings of machines moving fast through landscapes (especially trains). Ragan's train illustrations have become art deco icons.


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Images: 3
New York Central illustration by Leslie Ragan
New York Central illustration by Leslie Ragan

New York - Chicago train poster by Leslie Ragan
New York - Chicago train poster by Leslie Ragan

Leslie Ragan, Artist, WW1 Military Photo
Leslie Ragan, Artist, WW1 Military Photo

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