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John Gregg Fee

American abolitionist

Died when: 84 years 124 days (1012 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

John Gregg Fee

John Gregg Fee (September 9, 1816 – January 11, 1901) was an abolitionist, minister and educator, the founder of the town of Berea, Kentucky, and Berea College (1855), the first in the U.S.

South with interracial and coeducational admissions.During the American Civil War, Fee worked at Camp Nelson to have facilities constructed to support freedmen and their families, and to provide them with education and preaching while the men were being taught to be soldiers.


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