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John Collins

Governor of Rhode Island , Continental congressman

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.