Collins, James Lawton Jr.

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Collins, James Lawton Jr. Gender: M
born on 5 November 1917 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place El Paso, Texas, 31n46, 106w29
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°45' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 02°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 11°42'

James Lawton Jr. Collins (as a West Point cadet in 1939)


American brigadier general in the U.S. Army who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, a military historian, and a viticulturist. He was the son of Major General James Lawton Collins, nephew of General J. Lawton Collins, who served as Chief of Staff of the Army during the Korean War, and older brother of Apollo 11 astronaut Major General Michael Collins. He led a North Dakota National Guard artillery battalion in Normandy in 1944, and served as the U.S. Army Chief of Military History from 1970 to 1982.

He and his wife Yolande de Mauduit Collins, the daughter of Georges, Vicomte de Mauduit, had four children. James Lawton Collins Jr. died on 6 May 2002, aged 84, in Middleburg, Virginia.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (11 AM is clearly written but the smudges after the 11 may or may not be a number of minutes).


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Military)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Brigadier general)
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded