in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Information and Communication Technologies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2290 words.
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese (27 April 1791–02 April 1872), artist and telegraph inventor, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the eldest child of Rev. Jedidiah Morse and Elizabeth Ann...