• Forkner

    Forkner is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • J.C. Forkner Fig Gardens

    The J.C. Forkner Fig Gardens (1883–1981) was an early 20th-century real estate development in Fresno, California, United States, that combined home ownership with fig farming.

  • Tom Forkner

    Thomas Forkner (June 14, 1918 – April 26, 2017) was an American businessman, lawyer, and notable senior golfer. He was a co-founder of restaurant chain Waffle House, which as of April 2018 consisted of 2,100 restaurants.

  • Austin Forkner

    Austin Forkner (born September 2, 1998) is a motorcycle racer.

  • Hamden L. Forkner

    Hamden Landon Forkner, Sr. (March 10, 1897 – November 25, 1975) was an American educator and writer who created Future Business Leaders of America, an educational organization for high school and college students, and developed the Forkner shorthand system for taking dictation.

  • Adam Forkner

    Adam Forkner (born March 27, 1976) is a musician / producer from Monterey, California, USA, who has performed as White Rainbow since 2003.

  • Forkner shorthand

    Forkner Shorthand is an alphabetic shorthand created by Hamden L. Forkner and first published in 1955. Its popularity grew through the 1980s as those who needed shorthand every day (such as secretaries) began to favor the easier learning curve of alphabetic systems to the more difficult (but potentially faster) symbol-based ones. Forkner was taught in high-schools and colleges throughout North America along with comparable shorthands such as AlphaHand, Speedwriting, Stenoscript and Personal Shorthand.

  • Fortner

    Fortner is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Ethel Fortner

    Ethel Nestell Fortner (11 February 1907 – 16 April 1987) was an accomplished poet, critic and editor. She was born in Aspen, Colorado, the second child of Sam and Ida Nestell. She had five siblings. During her childhood, she lived in or near small coal mining towns.

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