James Kepner

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(1923 – November 15, 1997)

James Lynn “Jimmy” Kepner, Jr., aka Jike, was was mainly active in fandom in the early 1940s. He was listed as a member of the Degler-created Futurian Society of Los Angeles and the Futurian Society of California.

He was found as an abandoned infant in Galveston, Texas, on September 19, 1923. He was adopted by a railroad worker, James Kepner, Sr., and his wife, Mary Christina Peterson Kepner. he became a writer, historian and gay activist who wrote a wide variety of material during his lifetime, including SF.

“James Kepner at LASFS”

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