This Military Service Page was created/owned by
the Site Administrator
Collins, James Lawton, Sr., MG.
Home Town Algiers, Louisiana
Last Address Unknown
Date of Passing Jun 30, 1963
Location of Interment Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates Plot: Sec 34 Sit 121-A
Last Known Activity
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.