Timothy Thomas Fortune

Timothy Thomas Fortune

Timothy Thomas Fortune was an orator, civil rights leader, journalist, writer, editor and publisher. Fortune started his education at Marianna's first school for African Americans after the Civil War. He worked both as a page in the state senate and apprenticed as printer at a Jacksonville newspaper during the time that his father, Emanuel, was a Reconstruction politician in Florida.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 3 Oct 1856
  • Death Date: 2 June 1928
  • ✎ Cite This
  • Share |

Available Works

Individual Passages

The Clime of My Birth
The author marvels at the natural beauty of the Florida Landscape.