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John David Ragan

John David Ragan, American writer, historian. Development fellow New York University, 1987; scholar University Cincinnati, 1981, New York University, 1988. Official challenger Clinton-Gore Campaign, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1992; delegate for Howard Dean, Alaska Statewide Democratic Convention, 2004; board directors Ester Community Association, 2000-2005. Member Society Amis Bibliotheque Arsenal, Society Amis Ismayl Urbain, Laborers Union.

Background

  • Ragan, John David was born on December 28, 1951 in Buffalo. Son of William Andrew and Mary Irene (Howley) Ragan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1975. Magistere, University Paris, 1981. Master of Arts in French, University Cincinnati, 1982.

      Doctor of Philosophy in History, New York University, 2000.

    Career

    • Waiter Cripple Creek Resort, Ester, Alaska, 1975-1976, 78. 89, Chena Hot Springs, Fairbanks, 1988-1992. Processer Petersburg (Alaska) Fisheries, 1979, Pan Alaska Fisheries, Dutch Harbor, 1979.

      Nodwell tracked vehicle operator Halliburton Geophysical Service, Alaska, 1980-1990. Freelance writer Chelsea House Publications, New York City, since 1987. Commercial fisherman Bristol Bay, Alaska, 1996.

      With Alaska Interstate Construction, Prudhoe Bay, 2001—2004.

    Works

    • Alaska Highway Explorer
    • A 760 page comprehensive travel guide and companion book for traversing the Alaska Highway mile by mile.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Official challenger Clinton-Gore Campaign, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1992. Delegate for Howard Dean, Alaska Statewide Democratic Convention, 2004. Board directors Ester Community Association, 2000-2005.

    Member Society Amis Bibliotheque Arsenal, Society Amis Ismayl Urbain, Laborers Union.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, swimming, backpacking, motorcycling, biking.

    Connections

    • father: William Andrew Ragan
    • mother: Mary Irene (Howley) Ragan
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    Born December 28, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      State University of New York
    • 1981
      University Paris
    • 1982
      University Cincinnati
    • 1975 - 1976
      Waiter Cripple Creek Resort
      Ester, Alaska, United States
    • 1979
      processer Petersburg (Alaska) Fisheries
      Dutch Harbor, Alaska, United States
    • 1979
      processer Petersburg (Alaska) Fisheries
    • 1980 - 1990
      Nodwell tracked vehicle operator Halliburton Geophysical Service
      Alaska, United States
    • 1987
      freelance writer, Chelsea House Publications
    • 1988 - 1992
      Waiter Cripple Creek Resort
      Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
    • 1996
      commercial fisherman Bristol Bay
      Alaska, United States
    • 2001 - 2004
      with Alaska Interstate Construction
      Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, United States
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