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Bertrand Robson Torsey Collins

mechanic engineer.

Bertrand Robson Torsey Collins, American mechanic engineer. Served as ensign United States Navy, Spanish-American War. General manager Technology steamer Cadet, 1893, to the World’s Fair, Chicago; Member American Society Mech. Engineers.

Background

Collins, Bertrand Robson Torsey was born on November 10, 1866 in York, Maine, United States. Son of John (Doctor of Divinity) and Laura Smith (Horne) C.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1888.

Career

Began as instructor in mechanic engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1888. Mechanic engineer, Spray Engineering Company, since 1912, also vice president.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Served as ensign United States Navy, Spanish-American War. General manager Technology steamer Cadet, 1893, to the World’s Fair, Chicago. Member American Society Mech.

Engineers; Clubs: Chestnut Hill Golf (Brookline), Great Chebeague Golf of Maine (secretary, treasurer and directory).

Connections

Married Katharine Greer, of Chicago, June 20, 1900. Children: Dorothea, Katharine, Sallie.

father:
John Collins

spouse:
Katharine Greer

children:
Dorothea Collins

Katharine Collins

Sallie Collins