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Raymond H. Rignall

educator

Raymond H. Rignall, American educator. Decorated by Confederacion Nacional de Trabajadores Campesinos de Bolivia, 1955; merit award International Cooperation Administration, 1955. Member Phi Delta Kappa.; Club: Rotary (Guatemala City).

Background

Rignall, Raymond H. was born on May 6, 1904 in Accord, New York, United States. Son of Charles E. and Gertrude (Hoyle) Rignall.

Education

Student Allegheny College, 1924-1928, Harvard, summer 1928, Syracuse University, 1928-1929. Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1933, Master of Arts, 1940. Student Temple University, summer 1948, University of Virginia Extension School, 1950-1951.

Career

Elementary school teacher, Kingston, New York, 1933-1937, principal, 1949-1951. Elementary school principal, Arlington, Virginia, 1949-1951. Staff education div. United States Operations Mission to Bolivia, Institute Inter-American Affairs, La Paz, Bolivia, 1951-1953, technical director rural education div.

United States Operations Mission to Bolivia, International Cooperation Administration, 1953-1956. Chief education adviser United States Operations Mission to Guatemala, International Cooperation Administration, Guatemala City, C.A., since 1956. Chairman United States delegation United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference in Montevideo, Uruguay, 1958, United States delegate Congreso Indigenista, Guatemala City, 1959.

Membership

Member Phi Delta Kappa. Club: Rotary (Guatemala City).

Connections

Married Edna F. Rignall, June 28, 1930. Children: Raymond H., Charles E. Businessman, 1929-1932.

father:
Charles E. Rignall

mother:
Gertrude (Hoyle) Rignall

spouse:
Edna F. Rignall

children:
Raymond H. Rignall

Charles E. Businessman Rignall

1929-1932 Rignall