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Jedidiah Morse

Born: Jul 23, 1761

Death: Jun 9, 1826

Birthplace: Woodstock

Nationality: United States

Jedidiah Morse

Date of Birth : Jul 23, 1761
Date of Death : Jun 9, 1826
Birth Place : Woodstock

Jedidiah Morse was a notable geographer whose textbooks became a staple for students in the United States. He was the father of telegraphy pioneer and painter Samuel F. B. Morse, and his textbooks earned him the sobriquet of "father of American geography."


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