Heartsill Ragon

Personal

Birthday: 
3/20/1885
Birthplace: 
Dublin, AR
Date of Death: 
9/15/1940
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Clarksville, Arkansas, 1908-1923
State representative, Arkansas, 1911-1913
District attorney, Clarksville, Arkansas, 1916-1920
U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1923-1933

Education

Name of School: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1908

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Court Name: 

Arkansas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/17/1933
Termination Date: 
9/15/1940
Termination Reason: 
Death
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