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Edwin H. Ragsdale

Member From: 1983 - 1983

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  • Birth Date: December 18, 1929 Birth Place:Dewitt, Dinwiddie County, VA
  • Death Date: 09/13/2017
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Varina High School Richmond Business College
  • Military Service: USA
  • Occupation/Profession: Real estate broker (Semi-retired)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Laurel Hill United Methodist Church Glendale, Battlefield Park-Richmond Heights Ruritan (charter member) Ruritan National (president, 1966) Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (chairman, 1970) Henrico Citizens Committee (former president) Thomas N. Davis Masonic Lodge No. 351, AF&AM Varina Lodge No. 272, AF&AM Scottish Rite, 32∞ Mason Shrine Christine Court No. 3 (former royal patron) Order of the Amaranth Task Force on Public Safety, National Service to Regional Councils (chairman, 1971) Richmond Regional Planning Commission (citizen member, 1976-81) Virginia State Fire Service Commission (first chairman) Former Justice of the Peace, Bail Commissioner, Henrico County
  • Awards: Freedom Foundation, George Washington Gold Medal Award (1966) First Citizen Varina Award (1972)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Henrico County Board of Supervisors (1964-71; vice-chairman, 1968-69; chairman, 1971)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1972-1973 County of Henrico 34 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1974-1975 County of Henrico 34 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1983 Counties of Henrico (part), James City, and New Kent 97 Republican Agriculture
Labor and Commerce
Roads and Internal Navigation

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