Sam Fathers

Character Key Number: 
114
Display Name: 
Sam Fathers
Sort Name: 
Fathers, Sam
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Ever Present in Yoknapatawpha?: 
Yes
Biography: 

WAY SAM goes from "A Justice" (his father is Crawfish-Ford) to OP - his grandfather is Ikkemotubbe (202) - to "Old People" chapter in GDM (his father is Ikkemotubbe) - (1) raises his 'class status' and (2) connects him more directly with Indians who once lived in Yok (in OP, it's Sam's "grandfathers who had owned the land long before the white men ever saw it" . . . (US, 202)