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Insurance executive

Legora Elaine Ragland, American insurance executive. Member affiliate funding committee United Way, PHila., since 1986; president Wynnefield Development Corporation, Philadelphia, 1981-1985; president advisory council Wynnefield Cultural Center, board directors Wynnefield Residents Association, since 1980. Member of National Pinochle Social and Civic.

Background

Ragland, Legora Elaine was born on December 25, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Sherman and Lillian Kate (Ward) Gauthney.

Education

AS in Accounting, Temple University, 1961.

Career

Accounting clerk Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Philadelphia, 1957-1961. Executive secretary General Electric Company, 1961-1965. Project director Wynnefield Residents Association, 1972-1975, assistant director, 1975-1977, executive director, 1977-1980.

Salesman, investment consultant New York Life Insurance Company, since 1980. Consultant in tax, accounting, investment, since 1962. Insurance counselor Innovative Finance Services, Philadelphia, since 1986, Employee Communications Systems, Dallas, since 1987.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member affiliate funding committee United Way, PHila., since 1986. President Wynnefield Development Corporation, Philadelphia, 1981-1985. President advisory council Wynnefield Cultural Center, board directors Wynnefield Residents Association, since 1980.

Member of National Pinochle Social and Civic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, playing cards.

Connections

Married Raymond Ragland Junior, September 29, 1962. Children: Raymond III, Steven Andrew, Phillip Sherman.

father:
Sherman Gauthney

mother:
Lillian Kate (Ward) Gauthney

spouse:
Raymond Ragland Junior

child:
Raymond III Ragland

child:
Steven Andrew Ragland

child:
Phillip Sherman Ragland