Russ Woodman

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(???? – 1951)

Russell Harold Woodman, a Portland, Maine, fan, Harry Warner wrote in All Our Yesterdays, “published four issues of a good fanzine named Triton, contributed well-liked manuscripts to other fanzines, and along with Ed Cox threatened to revive Maine fandom at the end of the forties. Then he gafiated suddenly and completely and wrote to me on May 24, 1949: ‘Perhaps a storm wave would sweep certain frontiers of the fan world if I had stayed in publishing long enough to reveal that I am a Negro. That fact would have surprised a lot of people, I think.’”

He was killed in 1951 while serving in the U. S. Infantry during the Korean War.


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