Brig. Gen. James Lawton Collins, Jr.

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Brig. Gen. James Lawton Collins, Jr.

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Birthplace: El Paso, El Paso County , Texas
Death: May 05, 2002 (84)
Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Arlington Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Gen. James Lawton Collins and Virginia Carole Collins
Brother of Michael Collins

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About Brig. Gen. James Lawton Collins, Jr.

James Lawton Collins Jr. was an Army brigadier general and military historian who directed the Army's military history program for 12 years.

Collins, who lived in Washington, D.C., died of a pulmonary embolism at his country home in Middleburg, Va.

During a 42-year military career, Collins led a World War II artillery battalion of North Dakota National Guardsmen ashore at Utah Beach during the 1944 D-day invasion of Normandy. He later served in Korea and Vietnam.

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Brig. Gen. James Lawton Collins, Jr.'s Timeline

1917
November 5, 1917
El Paso, El Paso County , Texas
2002
May 5, 2002
Age 84
Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia
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Arlington Cemetery