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Samuel Colgate
Birth: Mar. 22, 1822
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1897
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Businessman. Born in New York City, he was widely known as a soap maker, manufacturer and a philanthropist. He was the son of William Colgate, founder of the Colgate Soap and Perfume Company, in New York. After his Fatherís death he was sole manager of the company and renamed the company, Colgate and Company. Prominent in philanthropic work, for more than 30 years he was trustee of Colgate University New York. One of his most noteworthy achievements was the collection of 30,000 volumes of documentary records and reports on the Baptist Church. He died at age 75 in Orange, New Jersey. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Colgate (1783 - 1857)
  Mary Gilbert Colgate (1788 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ann Morse Colgate (1829 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Morse Colgate (1854 - 1919)*
  Gilbert Colgate (1858 - 1933)*
  Elizabeth Colgate (1860 - 1860)*
  Sidney Morse Colgate (1862 - 1930)*
  Austen Colgate (1863 - 1927)*
  Samuel Colgate (1868 - 1902)*
  Russell Colgate (1873 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gilbert Colgate (____ - 1853)*
  James Boorman Colgate (1818 - 1904)*
  Samuel Colgate (1822 - 1897)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosedale Cemetery
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section 41, Lot 2
 
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Record added: Nov 15, 1998
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