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John Collins

John Collins, American governor of Rhode Island, Continental congressman. Member Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1779-1781, 82-83.

Background

  • Collins, John was born on November 1, 1717 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Collins.

  • Membership

    Member Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1779-1781, 82-83.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Avery.
    • father: Samuel Collins
    • mother: Elizabeth Collins
    • spouse: Mary Avery.
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    Born November 1, 1717
    Died March 4, 1795
    (aged 77)
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