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Leslie Ragan

 (1897 - 1972)
Leslie Darrell Ragan was active/lived in California, Iowa, Oregon.  Leslie Ragan is known for illustrator-trains through landscape.

Biography  
Leslie Ragan


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Ragan was a specialty illustrator who was well known for his paintings of machines moving fast through landscapes (especially trains).

Born in Iowa, Ragan went to the Cumming School of Art in Des Moines and then to the Art Institute in Chicago before joining the Office of War Information (OWI).


Submitted by Kris Carmichael, Vice President For Collections & Exhibits, Charlotte Museum of History , Charlotte, NC 28215


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About  Leslie Ragan

Born:  1897 - Woodbine, Iowa
Died:   1972 - Portland, Oregon
Known for:  illustrator-trains through landscape