James McGee Collins

11 May 1917–22 November 1996 (Age 79)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of James McGee

When James McGee Collins was born on 11 May 1917, in Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, James McDowal Collins, was 37 and his mother, Roxie "Sue" McGee, was 32. He died on 22 November 1996, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

James McDowal Collins
1879–1967
Roxie "Sue" McGee
1885–1973
Dorothy E. Collins
1913–
James McGee Collins
1917–1996
James McDowal Collins Jr
1918–1967

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin and Mac Coileáin ( see Cullen 1).2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(l)in, a pet form of Coll , itself a short form of Nicholas .3 Americanized form of French Colin .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Mcgee Collins, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • James Mcgee Collins, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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