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Walter Lloyd George Collins

Walter Lloyd George Collins, American editor. Active Kay County Republican Committee, since 1993, Oklahoma, Ponca City Traffic Commission, 1997-2000. Member Academy American Poets, National Order Battlefield Communications, American Air Museum in Great Britain, Air Force Association, Military Officers Association American.

Background

  • Collins, Walter Lloyd George was born on December 6, 1917 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Dow Otho and Myrtle Hester (Campbell) Collins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pan American University, 1966. Master of Arts, University Tulsa, 1975.

    Career

    • Aviation cadet United States Army Air Force, 1942. Advanced through grades to major United States Air Force, 1962. Executive in charge C-E Installation Project North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Europe, North Africa, Middle East, 1956-1957.

      Senior editor radar and missiles project United States Air Forces in Europe, 1957-1958. Operations officer C-E division Defense Atomic Support Agency, Alburquerque, 1959-1963. Director committee-electrical, spacetrack North America Air Defense, Colorado Springs, 1963-1964.

      Retired, 1964; general manager Desert Lodge, Moab, Utah, 1967-1968. Design engineer planner Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, 1968-1972. Director international student affairs Spartan School Aeronautics, Tulsa, 1979-1983.

      President R&W International, 1984-1988, Alpha-Omega Press, Tulsa, Ponca City, Oklahoma, since 1990. Advisory board education committee Oklahoma Academy State Goals, 1977—1995.

    Works

    • Men, Women & Manners in Colonial Times
    • “In travelling from Massachusetts to the Carolinas one passed through communities of such distinct individuality that they were almost like different nations,” writes author Sidney George Fisher in his preface to Men, Women & Manners in Colonial Times, in which he presented the history and culture of colonial America to his Gilded Age contemporaries, who he felt had lost an appreciation of the fascinating circumstances that created the Founding Fathers and the Revolution.

    Membership

    Active Kay County Republican Committee, since 1993, Oklahoma, Ponca City Traffic Commission, 1997-2000. Member Academy American Poets, National Order Battlefield Communications, American Air Museum in Great Britain, Air Force Association, Military Officers Association American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Leona Hamilton, September 3, 1935. Children: Mary, Walter, Alvin, Shirley.
    • father: Dow Otho Collins
    • mother: Myrtle Hester (Campbell) Collins
    • spouse: Ruth Leona Hamilton
    • children: Mary Collins
    • Walter Collins
    • Alvin Collins
    • Shirley Collins
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    Nationality
    • 1966
      Pan American University
    • 1975
      University Tulsa
    • 1942
      Aviation cadet United States Army Air Force
    • 1956 - 1957
      executive, in charge C-E Installation Project North Atlantic Treaty Organization
      Europe
    • 1957 - 1958
      senior, editor radar and missiles project USAFE
    • 1959 - 1963
      operations officer, C-E division Defense Atomic Support Agency
      Alburquerque, Extremadura, Spain
    • 1962
      advanced through grades to major United States Air Force
    • 1963 - 1964
      director, committee-electrical
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1964
      retired
    • 1967 - 1968
      general manager, Desert Lodge
      Moab, Utah, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      design engineer, planner Beech Aircraft Corporation
      Wichita, Kansas, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      director, international student affairs Spartan School Aeronautics
      Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      president, R&W International
    • 1990
      president, R&W International
      Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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