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About Samuel Colt
Samuel Colt was an American inventor, gun manufacturer and industrialist known for a number of inventions, most notably the revolver. He founded one of the most famous firearm brands in the world, the Colt's Manufacturing Company in 1855. He was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006.
He married Elizabeth Jarvis Colt in 1856. He and Elizabeth had four children, including Caldwell Colt. The marriage lasted until his death in 1861.
During his lifetime, he was one of the wealthiest men in America. At the time of his death, his estate was estimated to be worth about $15 million, which in 2009 was equivalent to $350 million.
He made brisk business supplying firearms to both the North and the South during the American Civil War.
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Samuel Colt's Popularity
Samuel Colt was a famous American inventor and industrialist, founded the Colt's Manufacturing Company, who was born on July 19, 1814. As a person born on this date, Samuel Colt is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (July 19) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1814).
People born on July 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Samuel Colt is the 1265th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Samuel Colt's birthday, Samuel Colt is the 7489th most famous American and ranks 10th in famous people born in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
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