James M. Collins (April 29, 1916 - July 21, 1989) was a Republican who represented the Third Congressional District of Texas from 1969-1983. The district was based in Irving in Dallas County. Collins was born in Hallsville (also Dallas County). He is interred in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas.
Collins was first elected to the U.S. House in 1968. In the general election, he received 81,696 votes (59.4 percent) to 55,939 (40.6 percent) for Democrat Robert H. Hughes.