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Allen George Collins (1904 - 1967)

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Allen George Collins
1904 - 1967
Born
1904
Drouin, Australia
Death
1967
Yall, Australia
Last Known Residence
Drouin Australia
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Allen George Collins of Drouin Australia was born in 1904 in Drouin to Marie Wilson Collins and George Herbert Collins. He had siblings Florence Doreen Collins, Keith Wilson Collins, Hazel Marie Claudine Collins, Verna Eunice Georgia Collins, Florence Doreen Collins, Keith Wilson Collins, and Charles Reginald Collins. Allen Collins died at age 63 years old in 1967 in Yall.
Updated: August 7, 2019
Biography ID: 145479257

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Allen Collins passed away at age 63 years old in 1967 in Yall. Allen George Collins of Drouin Australia was born in 1904 in Drouin to Marie Wilson Collins and George Herbert Collins. Allen Collins had siblings Florence Doreen Collins, Keith Wilson Collins, Hazel Marie Claudine Collins, Verna Eunice Georgia Collins, Florence Doreen Collins, Keith Wilson Collins, and Charles Reginald Collins.

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Allen George Collins lived 7 years shorter than the average Collins family member when he died at the age of 63.
The average age of a Collins family member is 70.
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1904 - 1967 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Allen George Collins was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1914, by the time he was merely 10 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1935, he was 31 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1956, Allen was 52 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1967, in the year of Allen George Collins's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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