Allen William Collins (1924 - 2010)

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Allen W Collins
1924 - 2010
December 27, 1924
February 1, 2010
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Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee 37221
Allen W Collins of Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee was born on December 27, 1924, and died at age 85 years old on February 1, 2010. Allen Collins was buried at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Section S Row 11 Site 20 7931 Mccrory Lane, in Nashville.
Updated: August 10, 2022

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Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee 37221
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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps Rank attained: SSGT Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Section S Row 11 Site 20 7931 Mccrory Lane, in Nashville, Tennessee 37221
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Allen Collins passed away at age 85 years old on February 1, 2010, and was buried at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Section S Row 11 Site 20 7931 Mccrory Lane, in Nashville. Allen W Collins of Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee was born on December 27, 1924.

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Allen William Collins lived 15 years longer than the average Collins family member when he died at the age of 85.
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In 1924, in the year that Allen William Collins was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1946, at the age of 22 years old, Allen was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1966, at the age of 42 years old, Allen was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1981, Allen was 57 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1990, at the age of 66 years old, Allen was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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