Harris Collins (1907 - 1984)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Harris Collins’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Harris so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Harris’s biography.

Harris Collins Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Harris Collins and his immediate Collins family. Add to Harris Collins's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Harris.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Harris Collins? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Harris finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Harris attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Harris did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Harris Collins is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Harris's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Harris's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Harris a religious man? Add Harris’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Harris during various points of his life.

Timeline

1907 - In the year that Harris Collins was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

1952 - At the age of 45 years old, Harris was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1953 - Harris was 46 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

1964 - At the age of 57 years old, Harris was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1984 - In the year of Harris Collins's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

Harris Collins Family Tree

Who was Harris’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Harris’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Harris's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Harris Collins
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Harris's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Harris Collins is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Harris Collins passed away in September 1984 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Harris. He was born on September 19, 1907. We are unaware of information about Harris's immediate family. We know that Harris Collins had been residing in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.

Memories

What do you remember about Harris Collins? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Harris is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Harris Collins

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources