The inventor Samuel Colt died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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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.
He married Elizabeth Hart Jarvis and he had a son named Cladwell Hart Colt.