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Insurance company executive

Lincoln Johnson Ragsdale, American Insurance company executive. Licensed real estate broker, Arizona, licensed general insurance agent, Arizona, licensed building contractor, Arizona, licensed commercial pilot.

Background

Ragsdale, Lincoln Johnson was born on July 27, 1926 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States.

Education

Diploma in instrument and commercial flying, Tuskegee Institute. Diploma in accounting and management, Lamson Business College. Diploma magna cum laude, California College Mortuary Science.

Associate of Arts with distinction, Phoenix College. Bachelor of Business Administration with distinction, Arizona State University, 1953. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Shorter College.

Doctor of Philosophy, Union Institute, Cincinnati, 1988.

Career

President, International Investment Company, Phoenix, 1952; also board directors, International Investment Company, Phoenix president, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance Group, Phoenix, since 1964; also board directors, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance Group, Phoenix president, Valley Life Insurance Company of Alabama, since 1980; also board directors, Valley Life Insurance Company of Alabama president, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance company of Louisiana, since 1980; also board directors, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance company of Louisiana president, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance Company of Texas, since 1983; also board directors, Valley Life & Casualty Insurance Company of Texas. Partner Home Realty and Insurance Agency. Advisor to President on small and minority business, 1982-1990, chairman subcommittee on banking and insurance.

Board directors Universal Memorial Center, Phoenix, Universal Sunset Chapel, Phoenix.

Achievements

  • Licensed real estate broker, Arizona, licensed general insurance agent, Arizona, licensed building contractor, Arizona, licensed commercial pilot.

Membership

Member Phoenix Municipal aeronautics Advisory Board, 1972-1977, chairman, 1976-1977. Past 1st vice president National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. National Urban League, 1977-1982, Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1978-1985, Bennett College.

Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1957, National Business League, Washington, Arizona Civic Unity Council Second lieutenant, fighter pilot United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Arizona State University Alumni Association (president 1976-1977), American Legion, Arizona Club, University Club, Masons (33 degree), Shriners, Iota Sigma Alpha, Omega Psi Phi, Sigma Pi Phi (grand boule).

Connections

Married Eleanor Dickey. Children: Elizabeth, Gwendolyn Madrid, Lincoln J. II, Emily.

spouse:
Eleanor Dickey

child:
Lincoln J. II Ragsdale

child:
Elizabeth Ragsdale

child:
Gwendolyn Madrid Ragsdale

child:
Emily Ragsdale