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Walter Lloyd George Collins, American Editor. Member Kay County (Oklahoma) Republican Party, since 1993; commissioner Traffic Commission Ponca City, since 1997. Major United States Air Force, 1942-1964. Member Academy American Poets, National Author's Registry, National Order Battlefield Communications, American Air Museum in Great Britain, Air Force Association, Retired Officers Association.

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.

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Membership

Member Kay County (Oklahoma) Republican Party, since 1993. Commissioner Traffic Commission Ponca City, since 1997. Major United States Air Force, 1942-1964.

Member Academy American Poets, National Author's Registry, National Order Battlefield Communications, American Air Museum in Great Britain, Air Force Association, Retired Officers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, editing, 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