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Allen Collins (born 1916)

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Allen Collins
1916
Born
c. 1916
Last Known Residence
Iberville County, Louisiana United States
Summary
Allen Collins of Iberville County, Louisiana United States was born c. 1916. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Allen Collins.
Updated: September 25, 2013
Biography ID: 158023136

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Allen Collins
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Allen Collins
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Iberville County, Louisiana United States
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c. 1916
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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Education

Grammar School

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Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military Service

Military serial#: 38267841 Enlisted: February 3, 1943 in Lafayette Louisiana Military branch: Branch Immaterial Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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The average age of a Collins family member is 70.
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1916 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Allen Collins was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1939, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1951, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1968, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1979, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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