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maryportfuncity

Posted Yesterday, 04:22 PM

 

Good to hear Ruth Newman has had her longevity verified while alive. She survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and is still breathing.
 
 
*insert random plug for 2016 Deathrace here*


Still breathing...... Until now.
RIP
Should post in Survivor thread IMHO.
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http://www.nytimes.c...re-iphone-share

 

 

 

Yeah, but there will still be a 2016 Deathrace, so consider it randomly plugged.


Sir Creep

Posted Yesterday, 04:15 PM

Good to hear Ruth Newman has had her longevity verified while alive. She survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and is still breathing.
 
 
*insert random plug for 2016 Deathrace here*


Still breathing...... Until now.
RIP
Should post in Survivor thread IMHO.
SC
http://www.nytimes.c...re-iphone-share

maryportfuncity

Posted 30 August 2015 - 06:10 PM

Nelly de Vries-Lammerts, oldest woman in the Netherlands, 110. (Dutch link) http://www.ad.nl/ad/...overleden.dhtml

 

Has anyone asked people when they turn 110 if it feels super to be a super-centenarian?

 

Not many of them escape that decade alive once they've entered it.


YoungWillz

Posted 29 August 2015 - 04:21 PM

Nelly de Vries-Lammerts, oldest woman in the Netherlands, 110. (Dutch link) http://www.ad.nl/ad/...overleden.dhtml


gcreptile

Posted 22 August 2015 - 11:39 AM

There's a new officially oldest man to add to your lists, Yasutaro Koide, 112 years old:

 

http://www.japantime...ing-man-at-112/


Shaun of the Dead

Posted 21 August 2015 - 02:55 AM

http://www.ipswichst...thday_1_4203226:The oldest woman in my county Doris Punchard dead at 111.


Sir Creep

Posted 18 August 2015 - 03:55 PM

 

World's 6th oldest person and the oldest Jewish person  Goldie Steinberg dies at 114 http://www.kikarnews...ses-at-age-114/

 

 

never have guessed they were jewish with a name like that

 

I'm all verklempt.

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paulh85

Posted 18 August 2015 - 09:09 AM

World's 6th oldest person and the oldest Jewish person  Goldie Steinberg dies at 114 http://www.kikarnews...ses-at-age-114/

 

 

never have guessed they were jewish with a name like that


Posted 18 August 2015 - 06:46 AM

World's 6th oldest person and the oldest Jewish person  Goldie Steinberg dies at 114 http://www.kikarnews...ses-at-age-114/


Phantom

Posted 07 August 2015 - 12:27 PM

 

 

 

 

Good to hear Ruth Newman has had her longevity verified while alive. She survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and is still breathing.
 
 
*insert random plug for 2016 Deathrace here*

 
Ruth Newman is reportedly dead on August 1st.
 
This leaves the 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivor count to William de Monte being the last known survivor.

Who the fuck keeps track of that; how did you find it; what the fuck is going on on this big blue marble whilst it spins?,!
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It's called "research"

 

Not answering my question.  I don't believe for one second (and it's moot now) that one could enter 'living survivors of the San Francisco earthquake 1906' and that anyone anywhere on the Web had that list.  As a goddamn LIBRARIAN and former CORPORATE SPY (er... collector of actionable business intelligence) I think I know a wee bit about 'research'.  I also think I know what is simply too obtuse to obtain, like 'living survivors of the San Francisco earthquake 1906'.  So again I ask, who the fuck keeps track of that? I doubt the San Francisco  Chronicle had a story posted years back listing the few survivors still breathing, but impress me with a link.

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People with an interest in history like to keep track of these sort of things. While others may think it strange, for others it becomes a hobby. Just go along to any local museum of any small town, and you'll be surprised at what may be trivial to your average person, another will have painstakingly documented. Most places have that person which often the local press will cite as their "local historian"
 


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