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Wholesale food distribution company executive

James Black Ragland, American wholesale food distribution company executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member National-American Wholesale Grocers' Association, Tennessee Wholesale Grocers Association, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Belle Meade Country. Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Ragland, James Black was born on January 28, 1917 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles Burton and Bess (Black) Ragland.

Education

Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1938.

Career

With, C.B. Ragland Company, Nashville, 1938-1991;president, C.B. Ragland Company, 1961-1984;chairman, C.B. Ragland Company, 1984-1991. Director 3d National Bank Nashville.

Religion

The teaching of Bible shows methods by which a man can obtain salvation.

Politics

Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member National-American Wholesale Grocers' Association, Tennessee Wholesale Grocers Association, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Belle Meade Country. Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Evelyn Claire Kingins, November 14, 1940. Children: Evelyn Claire Ragland McKnight, James Black Junior.

father:
Charles Burton Ragland

mother:
Bess (Black) Ragland

spouse:
Evelyn Claire Kingins

child:
Evelyn Claire Ragland McKnight Ragland

child:
James Black Junior Ragland