James Lawton Collins, Sr (James Lawton Collins)

James Lawton Collins, Sr

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. (bio by: Barry Charles)  Family links:  Spouse:  Virginia C. Stewart Collins (1895 – 1986)*  Children:  James Lawton Collins (1917 – 2002)* *Calculated relationship


  • December, 10, 1882
  • USA


  • June, 06, 1963


  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Virginia
  • USA

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