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Samuel Bayard Colgate

Samuel Bayard Colgate, American consumer products company executive.


  • Colgate, Samuel Bayard was born on April 4, 1898 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sidney Morse and Caroline Bayard (Dod) Colgate.

  • Education

    • Student Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1914-1917. Yale, 1922.


    • 1 son, Austen; married second, Angele Beatrice McHenry, June, 1946. Began with Colgate & Company, 1921, continuing with successor companies Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company and Colgate-Palmolive Company, member executive committee, 1928-1933, vice president, 1928-1929, president, 1933-1938, Chairman of the Board, since 1938. Director Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company, United States Pipe & Foundry.

      Trustee Colgate University.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Yale, Explorers, Pinnacle.


    • Married Anne Burr (divorced), October 4, 1924.; married second, Angele Beatrice McHenry, June, 1946.
    • father: Sidney Morse Colgate
    • mother: Caroline Bayard (Dod) Colgate
    • spouses: Anne Burr
    • Angele Beatrice McHenry
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    Died October 8, 1963
    (aged 65)