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Gideon Welles (Character)
from Lincoln (2012)

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Alternate Names:
Secretary of War Sumner Gideon Welles


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  1. A Sobbing of the Strong-The Passion of Our Father Abraham in Three Acts (2014) Played by Edgar Pace
  2. Lincoln (2012) Played by Grainger Hines

  3. Lincoln (1992) (TV) Played by E.G. Marshall
  4. Ironclads (1991) (TV) Played by Conrad McLaren

  5. "Lincoln"
    ... aka "Sandburg's Lincoln" - USA (complete title)
        - Sad Figure, Laughing (1975) TV episode, Played by Severn Darden
  6. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971) (TV) Played by Morris Engle

  7. The Plainsman (1936) Played by Sydney Jarvis
  8. Hearts in Bondage (1936) Played by Irving Pichel (as Secretary of War Sumner Gideon Welles)

  9. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924) Played by R.G. Dixon
    ... aka "Abraham Lincoln" - USA (short title)

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From "Lincoln: Sad Figure, Laughing (#1.2)" (1975)
Abraham Lincoln: [Lincoln hopes for an 1864 reelection nomination] Well, I still believe I have the support of the people.
Gideon Welles: I believe that too, but the people don't nominate; politicians do!
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