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 James Lawton Collins Sr.

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James Lawton Collins Sr.

Birth
Algiers, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 30 Jun 1963 (aged 80)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 34, Grave 121-A
Memorial ID 9044023 View Source
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United States Army General. The father of astronaut Michael Collins, he served as aide-de-camp to General John J. Pershing during the Philippine Insurrection, the Mexican Punititve Expedition and in France during World War I. During World War II he commanded the Puerto Rican Division and the 5th Service Command. He retired in 1946.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Barry Charles
  • Added: 5 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9044023
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/9044023/james-lawton-collins : accessed ), memorial page for James Lawton Collins Sr. (10 Dec 1882–30 Jun 1963), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9044023, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .