Charles Collins, M.D. Charles Collins, M.D. One of the well-known members of the medical fraternity at Lima, who has won public confidence thrugh professional skill, is Dr. Charles Collins, whose well-appointed offices are located in Holland Block. Dr. Collins was born July 28,1868, at Lima, Ohio, and belongs to an old family here. After completing the course in the Lima public schools, Dr. Collins entered Wooster College, where he completed his literary training. He then read medicine with the well-known physician and surgeon, Dr. Brooks, and from his tutelage went to Rush Medical College, Chicago, where he was graduated in 1894. In the same year he went to London, England, and studied for the two succeeding years, taking post-graduate courses in the world famed institutions of that great city. Upon his return to Ohio n 1896, Dr. Collins settled at Lima, where he has built up a large and lucrative practice and is yearly adding to his reputation as a master of his science. He is a valued member of the Ohio State and Allen County Medical Societies, and of the American Medical Association. Dr. Collins married Coleen Wright, and they have one daughter, Dorothy H. The pleasant family home is situated on the corner of High and Elizabeth streets. Mrs. Collins is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Politically Dr. Collins is identified with the Democrat party, but his large practice prevents his being very active in public matters.