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Name:Reuben Ragland
Affiliation:Class of 1904
Biography & Genealogy:Reuben Ragland, Class of 1904. Genealogy: Born- June 2, 1882 Petersburg, Va. Father- Emmett H. Ragland; Mother- Rosa Hawkins. Pat. Grandfather- Reuben Ragland; Pat. Grandmother- Evelyn Blick. Mat. Grandfather- John S. Hawkins; Mat. Grandmother- Ella Lanier. Married- On Oct. 10, 1916 to Anna Rodges Hodson, daughter of O. H. Hodgson and Anna Rogers of Jacksonville, Fl. Children- 1- Reuben Ragland, Jr.; 2- Robert Barclay Ragland. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 4, 1900; Graduated- June 22, 1904 ranking 6th in a class of 48. First Captain. Attended Law School at Washington and Lee University. Careers: Assistant Professor of German & Tactics at VMI 1905-06; Captain and Assistant Professor of German and Principal Assistant Professor of Tactics in 1906; Captain of Fla. National Guard; Lawyer; Attorney with Ragland, Kurz, Layton and Maness. Died- Aug. 5, 1954 at Jacksonville Hospital.