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Orland C Collins (1901 - 1994)

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Orland C Collins
1901 - 1994
Born
October 26, 1901
Death
October 8, 1994
Last Known Residence
Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan 48073
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Orland C Collins of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan was born on October 26, 1901, and died at age 92 years old on October 8, 1994.
Updated: November 3, 2011
Biography ID: 53645776

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Orland Collins passed away at age 92 years old on October 8, 1994. Orland C Collins of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan was born on October 26, 1901.

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Orland C Collins lived 22 years longer than the average Collins family member when they died at the age of 92.
The average age of a Collins family member is 70.
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1901 - 1994 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Orland C Collins was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1915, by the time this person was just 14 years old, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1944, at the age of 43 years old, Orland was alive when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1961, when this person was 60 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1994, in the year of Orland C Collins's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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