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Lawyer

Samuel Pomeroy Colt, American lawyer. member General Assembly, 1876-1879.

Background

Colt, Samuel Pomeroy was born on January 10, 1852 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Christopher and Theodora G. (DeWolf) Colt.

Education

Brother of Le Baron Bradford C.). Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1870-1873. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1876.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1876, Rhode Island, 1877. In practice at Providence, 1877-1887. Founded, 1887, president, 1887-1908, chairman of board, since 1908, Industrial Trust Company, Providence.

Reorganized, 1888, and became president, National India Rubber Company, Bristol. President United States Rubber Company, 1901-1918, then Chairman of the Board. Director or officer of about 40 other corporations On staff Governor Henry Lippitt, with rank of colonel, 1875-1877.

Member General Assembly, 1876-1879. Assistant attorney general, 1879-1881. Attorney general, 1882-1885.

Home: Bristol, R.I.

Membership

Member General Assembly, 1876-1879.

Connections

Married Elizabeth M. Bullock, January 12, 1881.

father:
Christopher Colt

mother:
Theodora G. (DeWolf) Colt

spouse:
Elizabeth M. Bullock