Jack Ragland

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJack Williamson•Ragland
Used nameJack•Ragland
Born9 October 1913 in Hutchinson, Kansas (USA)
Died14 June 1996 in Tucson, Arizona (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsMcPherson Oilers, McPherson, Kansas (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Jack Ragland played for the Wichita University basketball team until 1934, along with his future Olympic teammate, Frank Johnson. He later went on to play four years in the AAU leagues, at first with the Globe Refiners, with whom he made the 1936 Olympic team, and later with the Phillips 66ers. He started his business career with Phillips but later moved on into his business, working as a land agent.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) USA Jack Ragland
Basketball, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold