Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872)

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Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American contributor to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs, co-inventor of the Morse code, and an accomplished painter.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Morse