Morse Samuel Finley Breese

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Morse

 (môrs), Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872.
American painter and inventor. A portraitist whose subjects included Lafayette, he refined (1838) and patented (1840) the telegraph and developed the telegraphic code that bears his name.
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Samuel Morse

Morse

(môrs), Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872.
American inventor who developed a telegraphic code for transmitting messages, which became known as Morse code.
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