Claude Valentine Collier

1 January 1905–15 June 1964 (Age 59)
Jefferson, Texas, United States

The Life of Claude Valentine

When Claude Valentine Collier was born on 1 January 1905, in Jefferson, Texas, United States, his father, Valentine Collier, was 31 and his mother, Ida Ora Turner, was 26. He married Leola Montgomery on 18 December 1929, in Jefferson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 June 1964, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Claude Valentine Collier
Leola Montgomery
Marriage: 18 December 1929
James V Collier

Spouse and Children

18 December 1929
Jefferson, Texas, United States


    James V Collier


Parents and Siblings


    Ida Ora Turner




World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 0

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Claude V Collier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude Valentine Collier, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Claude V Collier, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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