Famous People Born in 1814
Inventor / 1814 - 1862
Samuel Colt was an inventor and industrialist who created the revolver—most notably the .45-calibre Peacemaker model, introduced in 1873—and paved the way for the interchangeable parts system of manufacturing.
Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Government Official / 1814 - 1869
Edwin Stanton served as secretary of war under President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War. He later served under President Andrew Johnson.
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profile name: Edwin Stanton profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Government Official
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