Samuel Pomeroy Colt (1852-1921)

Colonel Samuel P. Colt, Attorney-General of Rhode Island

Associated Houses

Linden Place


One of the "robber barons," he founded the National Rubber Company having stolen it from behind the back of Augustus Osborn Bourn (1834-1925), 36th Governor of Rhode Island. He was also a founder of the Industrial National Bank and was later appointed Attorney-General of Rhode Island.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 27/12/2018 and last updated on 16/01/2019.