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Welles

, Gideon 1802-1878.
American editor and politician. A founder of the Republican Party (1854), he established a partisan newspaper, the Hartford Evening Press (1856), and was US secretary of the navy (1861-1869) during the Civil War.
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Welles

(wɛlz)
n
(Biography) (George) Orson (ˈɔːsən). 1915–85, US film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter. His Citizen Kane (1941) and The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) are regarded as film classics
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Welles

(wɛlz)

n.
(George) Orson, 1915–85, U.S. actor, director, and producer.
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