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Samuel B. Colgate

Colgate-Palmolive Company

1933 - 1938

Personal Care & Home Products

1930 b. 1898
Born-Died1898 - 1963
BirthplaceNew Jersey (NJ)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

Despite the fact that Colgate’s term as head of Colgate-Palmolive came at the height of the Depression, Colgate was able to grow the company significantly. When Colgate took over, the company had $62 million in annual sales. Five years later, Colgate had increased annual sales by over 60% to more than $100 million.