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COLLINS (Soundex C452) — See also CALLENS, CLANCEY, CLINES, CLUNIS, CLYNES, COLL, COLLI, COLLIN, COLLING, COLLINGE, COLLINGS, COLLINGWOOD, COLLINGWORTH, COLLINI, COLLINS-DOERRER, COLLINS-SORRELLS, COLLINSON, COLLINSWORTH, COLLINWOOD, COLLIS, CULLENS, CULLINS, DOLLINS, HOLLINS, HOLLINSHEAD, HOLLINSHED, HOLLINSWORTH, KLENZ, LINS, NICOLLS, NICOLS, ROLLINS, ROLLINSON, SCOLLINS.

  Collins, V. Lansing II — of New York. U.S. Vice Consul in Marseille, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Vendella M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Collins, Vincent J. — Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 33rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Virginia — of Anchorage, Alaska. Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Collins, W. A. — of Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, W. H. — of Wheatland, Platte County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, W. L. — of Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Fla. Mayor of Belle Glade, Fla., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, W. P. — of Colorado. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, W. T. — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Wallace — Democrat. Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 45th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Collins, Wallace E. J. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Walter F. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 1st District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Collins, Walter L. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twentieth Suffolk District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Wayne — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Collins, Wiley V. — of Gonzales, Gonzales County, Tex. Postmaster at Gonzales, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, Will S. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 31, 1931-36. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Collins, William — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers, 1824-25, 1830, 1832, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Postmaster at Steubenville, Ohio, 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William (1818-1878) — of New York. Born in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., February 22, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1847-49. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 18, 1878 (age 60 years, 116 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Ela Collins (1786-1848); uncle of Helen Herron (who married William Howard Taft); granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; great-granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; second great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Collins, William — of Connersville, Fayette County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Collins, William — of Clay County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 20th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Collins, William A. — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William A. (b. 1865) — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Logan, Hocking County, Ohio, November 4, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 15th District, 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 2, 1888, to Julia E. Dow.
  Collins, William A. (b. 1879) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William A. (born c.1935) — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1935. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 28th District, 1970; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1977-81, 1983-87; defeated, 1981. Still living as of 1987.
  Collins, William D. — of Madison County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Madison County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William F. — of Kent County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William F. — of Portage County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Portage County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William J. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William J. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Pontiac, Mich., 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William L. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William N. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1914-16. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William R. — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William S. — of Marion County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Marion County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William T. — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William T. — of Missouri. Born in Kentucky. U.S. Vice Consul in Tientsin, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Collins, William T. (c.1886-1961) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; New York County Clerk, 1926-28; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1928-45; appointed 1928; New York County Surrogate, 1946-57. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, in Brightwaters, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., September 4, 1961 (age about 75 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Collins; brother of Adelaide Costigan (1890?-?); married to Mae Godfrey (died 1960).
  Collins, Wynter — of Diablo Heights, Canal Zone (now Panama). Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Collins, Zenas S. — of Platte County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Platte County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.


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