|Died||August 23, 1957(aged 80)|
|Awards||Guggenheim Fellowship (1926)|
Isaac Fisher (January 18, 1877 – August 23, 1957) was an American educator who graduated from Tuskegee Institute, served as principal at Branch Normal College, and taught at several other Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A protegr of Booker T. Washington, he advocated vocational education.
Fisher was born in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, on a plantation called Perry's Place. He was born to former slaves, and was the youngest of their sixteen children. Fisher graduated from the Tuskegee Institute in 1898, and was valedictorian of his class. He succeeded Joseph Carter Corbin as principal of Branch Normal College, from 1902 to 1911. During his tenure, the school concentrated on elementary and secondary education of students. He taught at Fisk University and Hampton Institute.
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