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RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936.

John Simeon Ragan, born near North Salem, Ind., on July 5, 1849, was the son of James M. and Lucy Smith Ragan. He attended Ladoga Seminary and graduated from the Medical School of Indiana in 1879. He married Jennie L. Vickery on Jan. 1, 1880. His second wife was Mary E. Huron Cooper and they had two children, Charles and Mary. Ragan was a schoolteacher in Hendricks County , seven years; was principal of the North Salem schools, two years; and practiced medicine in Avon, 1877-95. At the Indiana Boys' School ( Plainfield ) he served as physician, 1895-99, and director, 1913-28. He was engaged in private practice, 1899-1913, and died on Aug. 19, 1936.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

  • Historic Sketches of Christian Churches in Hendricks County, Indiana. Plainfield, Ind., 1926.Search "Historic Sketches of Christian Churches in Hendricks County,
                                        Indiana" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Fifty Years in the Practice of Medicine Then and Now. Plainfield, Ind., 1927.Search "Fifty Years in the Practice of Medicine Then and Now" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Historic Sketches of Robert Ragan, Sr., and Descendents. Plainfield, Ind., 1928.Search "Historic Sketches of Robert Ragan, Sr., and Descendents" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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