|Birth Day||July 19, 1814|
|Birth Place||Hartford, CT|
|Age||205 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 10, 1862 (age 47)|
Inventor of the Colt revolver, which is commonly known as The Gun that Won the West. He was able to produce his guns, which used interchangeable parts, on a large scale due to his ability to employ an assembly line.
At age eleven he was indentured to a Glastonbury farmer, where he did chores and attended school.
He married Elizabeth Hart Jarvis and he had a son named Cladwell Hart Colt.
He and Samuel Morse were friends.