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Virginia Leone Ragland
School of Nursing

Virginia Leone Ragland, B.S.(El.Ed.), B.S.N., R.N., Instructor and Assistant Supervisor of Obstetrical Nursing

B.S. in Elementary Education, Tennessee College, Murfreesboro, 1944; B.S.N., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1948. Ragland also earned a master of arts degree in the early to mid-1950s.

Cadet in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps; Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Assistant Supervisor of Obstetrical Nursing, University of Michigan Hospital, February 14, 1950-1951; Instructor, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Assistant Supervisor of Obstetrical Nursing, University of Michigan Hospital, 1951-1952; Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of California School of Nursing, 1953-1957; Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Florida College of Nursing, 1957-1984.

In 1958, Ragland was married to Frank Calloway Strozier in Gilchrist, Florida. She died in 2017 at age 96.