Card image cap

John Ragan, Jr.'s Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House (TN) - District 33

Contact Information

Campaign


119 Morningside Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 614 Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37243

119 Morningside Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Full Name:

John D. Ragan, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Elizabeth; 2 Children: Amanda, Patrick

Birth Date:

12/16/1948

Birth Place:

Morganton, NC

Home City:

Oak Ridge, TN

Religion:

Southern Baptist

Attended, University of North Carolina

Attended, University of Oklahoma

Attended, University of Southern California

Attended, University of Tennessee

MS, Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1987-1988

Bachelors, Engineering Science, United States Air Force Academy, 1967-1971, Grade Point Average of 2.8

Representative, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 33, 2010-present

Member, Anderson County Chamber of Commerce

Member, Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Candidate, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 33, 2022

Candidate, Tennessee State Senate, District 33, 2020

Co-Chairman, Joint Veterans' Caucus, 2012-present

Chairman, Tennessee State House of Representatives, House Republican Energy Task Force, 2012-present

Member, Tennessee State House of Representatives, Joint Education, Health & General Welfare Subcommittee, 2012-present

Chairman, Tennessee State House of Representatives, Joint Judiciary and Government Subcommittee, 2012-present

Member, Tennessee State House of Representatives, Joint Legislative Advisory Subcommittee, 2012-present

Vice Chairman, Tennessee State House of Representatives, House Republican Energy Task Force, 2010-present

Member, Calendar and Rules Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives, present

Member, Education Administration Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives, present

Member, Education Instruction Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives, present

Chair, Tennessee House of Representatives, House Government Operations Committee, present

Former Member, Education Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Government Operations Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Member, Health Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Joint Subcommittee on Education, Health and General Welfare, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Judiciary and Government Joint Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Member, Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Subcommittee on K-12, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Former Member, Transportation Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Member, Tennessee State House of Representatives, House Insurance and Banking Committee, 2012-2014

Business Consultant, Self Employed, 2004-present

Served, Fighter Pilot, United States Air Force

Strategic Planner, Lowes Companies, Incorporated, 2001-2003

Business Consultant, QualPro, Incorporated, 1995-2001

Commissioned Officer, United States Air Force, 1971-1995

Honorary Board Member, Maime Carmichael School Preservation Society, 2012-present

Member, National Conference of State Legislatures Agriculture and Energy Committee, 2010-present

Vice Chairman, National Conference of State Legislatures Nuclear Working Group, 2010-present

Board Member, Southern States Energy Board, 2010-present

Member, Daedalians Fraternal Order of Military Pilots

Commander, Legislative Squadron, Tennessee Wing of Civil Air Patrol

Coach, Little League Baseball

Member, Video Ministry, Grace Baptist Church

Coach, Youth Basketball

Priority Issues:

Building Tennessee's economy and jobs
Improving education for our children
Making smaller, more effective government
Improving public information on county and municipal debt
Making government more open and responsive to its citizens
Recognizing the important sacrifice of our nation's veterans

arrow_upward