Description Memorial book created by the National Football League in memory of Thomas Joseph Collins. The book is blue with gold-printed text on the front: "Thomas J. Collins | A Celebration of Life."
Historical Notes Dix Hills, Long Island, native Thomas Collins lived in Manhattan with Julia, his wife of 15 months. A golfer, skier, and fisherman, Thomas frequently gathered family and friends for weekend outings. He joined Sandler O’Neill & Partners in 1988 and rose to become a managing director. On September 11, Thomas was at work on the South Tower’s 104th floor. He was 36 years old.