Horace Mann Ragle, b. July 23, 1881 in Raglesville, Indiana, the youngest son of Alonzo Ragle snd Susan Toon. He d. October 30, 1939, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Horace moved with his parents to eastern Kansas in January 1882, and grew up in Toronto and Coffeyville. He moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado around 1904 and lived there the remainder of his life.

Horace is the grandfather of the author on the Ragle side