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date: 11 November 2019

Fennell, Rufus Elesterlocked

(1887–1974)
  • Christian Høgsbjerg

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Fennell, Rufus Elester (1887–1974), actor and Pan-Africanist, was born in Savannah, Georgia, in the United States on 7 November 1887, the son of William Fennell, a spirit distiller. Part of his family probably hailed from the British West Indies, as Rufus Fennell, a ‘tailor by trade’, once describing himself as ‘a citizen of the ...

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