Leslie Ragan
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Leslie Darrell Ragan (1897 - abt. 1972)

Leslie Darrell Ragan
Born in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, USAmap
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Husband of — married 20 Mar 1929 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died about at about age 74 in Portland, Oregon, USAmap
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Biography

Leslie Ragan served in the United States Army Air Service in World War I
Service started: 28 Jan 1918
Unit(s): 21st Aero Service Squadron
Service ended: 15 Apr 1919

Leslie was born on November 29, 1897 in Woodbine, Iowa. He was the son of Charles Ragan and Olive Evans. He married Mildred Enes about March 20, 1929 in Manhattan, New York.

He attended the Cumming School of Art in Des Moines and the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked for the Office of War Information. His train illustrations have become art deco icons.

During World War I, he enlisted in the United States Army on January 28, 1918. He was a Private in the 21st Aero Service Squadron in France. He was released on April 15, 1919.

Leslie passed away about November 24, 1972 in Oregon.

Sources

  • "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q246-NN7W : accessed 3 November 2017), Leslie Darrell Ragan, 29 Nov 1897, Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States; citing reference ID 276637, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101715023.
  • "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24Z9-3VL : accessed 1 May 2016), Leslie D. Ragan and Mildred M. Enes, 20 Mar 1929; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,653,672.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9KR-73W : accessed 1 May 2016), Leslie D Ragan in household of Charles Ragan, Boyer Township Woodbine town, Harrison, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 4B, family 71, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,436.
  • "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2S8S-DW6 : 22 August 2016), Leslie Ragan, Harrison, Iowa, United States; citing card #B81, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,439.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGMS-58H : accessed 1 May 2016), Leslie D Ragan in household of Olive Ragan, Boyer, Harrison, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 67, sheet 3A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,418.
  • "Iowa State Census, 1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK4T-439G : 5 October 2016), Leslie D Ragan, 1915; citing Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, card no. , Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,437,750.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X423-2MZ : accessed 4 November 2017), Leslie D Ragan, Manhattan (Districts 1001-1249), New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1188, sheet 4B, line 65, family 96, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1558; FHL microfilm 2,341,293.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7MZ-199 : accessed 4 November 2017), Leslie Ragan, Assembly District 10, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-815, sheet 61A, line 24, family 86, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2643.
  • U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939, Ancestry.com. Name: Leslie D Ragan. Departure Date: 30 Apr 1918. Departure Place: Hoboken, New Jersey. Residence Place: Rutland Iowa. Next of Kin: Mrs Olive Denzel. Relationship: Mother. Ship: Manchuria. Military Unit: SCAS. Rank: Recruit. Service Number: 1,335,446. Notes: Camp Sevier April Replacement Draft Detachment F SCAS.
  • U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939, Ancestry.com. Name: Leslie D Ragan. Departure Date: 18 Mar 1919. Departure Place: Pauillac Embarkation Camp Apo#705-B, France. Arrival Date: 4 Apr 1919. Arrival Place: Brooklyn, New York. Residence Place: Rutland, Iowa. Next of Kin: Olive Deuel. Relationship: Mother. Ship: Arizonian. Military Unit: 21ST AS. Rank: Private. Service Number: 1,335,446. Notes: 21st Aero Service Squadron.
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24NF-888 : 2 October 2015), Leslie D Ragan, 1931; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Departure: 20 Aug 1931, Cherbourg, France. Arrival: 28 Aug 1931, New York.
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2425-9CH : 2 October 2015), Leslie Ragan, 1941; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Departure: 12 Dec 1941, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Arrival: 16 Dec 1941, New York.
  • "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZC7-RW5 : 11 December 2014), Leslie Dar Ragan, 24 Nov 1972; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Multnomah, Oregon, certificate number 72-17902, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.
  • U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, Ancestry.com. Name: Leslie Ragan. Gender: Male. Birth Date: 29 Nov 1897. Death Date: 24 Nov 1972. SSN: 214326670. Branch 1: ARMY. Enlistment Date 1: 28 Jan 1918. Release Date 1: 15 Apr 1919.

See also:

  • See America! By Joyce K. Schiller, Curator, Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Norman Rockwell Museum. June 14, 2012.
  • "Biography: Leslie Ragan." Submitted by Kris Carmichael, Vice President For Collections & Exhibits, Charlotte Museum of History , Charlotte, NC 28215. [1]


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