Joseph J. Fortier
(1923 – ????)
Oakland, CA, fan Joe Fortier (nicknamed 2J4 in imitation of 4sj) started reading sf in 1933 and was introduced to fandom by Harry Warner, Jr. in 1938. He was a charter member of The National Fantasy Fan Federation (N3F) in 1941, and an early member of the N3F's advisory board. He was a member of the Science Fictioneers, the IFF, the Golden Gate Fantasy Progress, the SFL and New Fandom.
He was the Type Fifteen Fan.
He was the subject of a Founding Member article by Jon D. Swartz in .
- Comet [1940-41] (with Tom Wright)
- Dawn [early-mid 50s]
- Fan Editor and Publisher  (with Harry Jenkins)
- Mercury 
- Scientifan  (for FAPA)
- Starlight  (with Tom Wright and James Bush)
- Twilight Echoes [1944-45]
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