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historian , writer

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

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, swimming, backpacking, motorcycling, biking.

Connections

father:
William Andrew Ragan

mother:
Mary Irene (Howley) Ragan