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    John Wesley Powell


    John Wesley "Wes" Powellwas a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers, including the first known passage by Europeans through the Grand Canyon... (wikipedia)

    • Died On 9/23/1902

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