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John Wesley Powell (1834–1902)

John Wesley Powell was born on March 24, 1834 in Mount Morris, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Ten Who Dared (1960) and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954). He was married to Emma Dean. He died on September 23, 1902 in Haven, Maine, USA. See full bio »


(age 68) in Haven, Maine, USA

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 1968 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (journal - 1 episode)
- Ten Who Dared (1968) ... (journal - as Major John Wesley Powell)
 1960 Ten Who Dared (journal - as Major John Wesley Powell)
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 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Geologist and Explorer
- Dinosaur Wars (2011) ... Himself - Geologist and Explorer
 2009 How the Earth Was Made (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Pioneer Explorer / Scientist
- Grand Canyon (2009) ... Himself - Pioneer Explorer / Scientist

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