John G. Fee

John Gregg Fee (1816-1901) was born in Bracken County, Kentucky to middle class farmers and slaveholders. He studied at Lane Theological Seminary and in 1844 married Matilda Hamilton who was also a devoted abolitionist. Fee is remembered for his role in founding the town of Berea, Kentucky, and in 1855 establishing the one-room school that grew into Berea College.

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