Joe Collins (1924 - 1970)

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Joe Collins
1924 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Joe Collins was born on April 13, 1924. He died in November 1970 at 46 years old.

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Joe Collins passed away in November 1970 at 46 years of age. He was born on April 13, 1924. There is no information about Joe's family or relationships.
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In 1924, in the year that Joe Collins was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1930, by the time he was just 6 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1940, by the time he was 16 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1956, when he was 32 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1970, in the year of Joe Collins's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Arkansas, United States
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Born: around 1912
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Born: around 1912
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1914
Arkansas, United States
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Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1906
Oklahoma, United States
Joe C Collins
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Joe C Collins
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1915
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Born: around 1912
Michigan, United States
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Born: around 1920
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Feb 4, 1920 - Apr 19, 1998
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Jun 13, 1911 - January 1990
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Thelma Collins
Oct 19, 1910 - Jan 13, 1992
Vera B Collins
Jun 3, 1918 - Feb 15, 2000
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Susan Jean Collins
Apr 3, 1921 - Nov 29, 2009
Daytona Beach, Florida
Hilda M Collins
May 23, 1924 - Jan 24, 1998
Pensacola, FL
William T Collins
Jun 11, 1921 - Nov 21, 2008
Reno, Nevada
Arlean Evelyn Collins
May 7, 1952 - Aug 31, 2008
Cocoa, Florida
Patricia J Collins
Feb 12, 1955 - Aug 13, 2009
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Herbert L Collins
Jan 19, 1923 - Apr 13, 2004
West Palm Beach, FL
Delia Collins
Jun 16, 1897 - January 1981
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Joseph Collins
Sep 26, 1897 - February 1977
Dublin, Georgia
Ellis Collins
Jan 2, 1918 - December 1978
Genevieve Collins
Jun 1, 1904 - March 1975
Apollo Beach, Florida
Willie Collins
Dec 30, 1883 - February 1964
Florida
Sarene Fay Collins
Oct 14, 1956 - Jul 1, 2011
Florida
Mary E Collins
Nov 17, 1922 - Jun 16, 2011
Petal, MS
Mabel Collins
Feb 18, 1912 - June 1976
Florida
Charles Collins
Jun 26, 1905 - May 1970
Mahopac, New York

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