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Insurance company executive

William Joseph Ranson, American insurance company executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 12 oak leaf clusters.

Background

Ranson, William Joseph was born on November 19, 1938 in Huntersville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Donald Hunter and Minnie (Hager) Ranson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Erskine College, 1961.

Career

Manager Prudential Insurance Company, Houston, 1970-1979, Asheville, North Carolina, 1979-1982, general manager Charlotte, since 1982.

Religion

The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

Politics

Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

Views

It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Chairman building and grounds committee Erskine College, 1986, 87. Board directors E. Mecklenburg High School Booster Club, Charlotte, 1988-1989. Soccer coach Charlotte High Schools Indoor League, 1988-1989.

Captain United States Air Force, 1962-1970. Member Charlotte Association Life Underwriters, Charlotte Chartered Life Underwriters, Charlotte General Agents and Managers Association, Old Providence Racquet Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, boating, water-skiing, flying.

Connections

Married Shirley Ann Walls, July 10, 1965. Children: David, Grace, Melissa.

father:
Donald Hunter Ranson

mother:
Minnie (Hager) Ranson

spouse:
Shirley Ann Walls

child:
David Ranson

child:
Grace Ranson

child:
Melissa Ranson