List of centenarians (miscellaneous)

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The following is a list of centenarians known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
Aschan Carl Aschan 1906–2008 102 British spy[1]
Beinhorn Elly Beinhorn 1907–2007 100 German pilot[2]
Brockman Helen Brockman 1902–2008 105 American fashion designer, author and professor[3]
CanoPaco Cano 1912– 101 Spanish photojournalist[4]
Charlton Jim Charlton 1911–2013 102 Canadian coin dealer and numismatic publisher[5]
Clark Otis Clark 1903–2012 109 Hollywood butler and last known survivor of the Tulsa race riot[6]
DawsonGlen Dawson 1912– 102 American rock climber and environmentalist[7]
Demarne Cyril Demarne 1905–2007 101 British military firefighter[8]
Facchiano Albert Facchiano 1910–2011 101 American mobster[9]
Gericke Hans Gericke 1912–2014 101 German architect[10]
Hoffe Esther Hoffe 1906–2007 101 Czech-Israeli secretary and alleged mistress of Max Brod[11]
Johnson, EEvelyn Bryan Johnson 1909–2012 102 American pilot and flight instructor[12]
Johnson, R Ralph S. Johnson 1906–2010 103 American aviation pioneer and politician[13]
Karlsen Thorleif Karlsen 1909–2010 100 Norwegian police inspector[14]
Kent Constance Kent 1844–1944 100 English criminal whose trial raised issues concerning priest-penitent privilege in the UK[15]
Lambert Eleanor Lambert 1903–2003 100 American fashion pioneer[16]
Lessac Arthur Lessac 1909–2011 101 American voice trainer[17]
Maguire Tom Maguire 1892–1993 101 Irish Republican Army activist, commander and politician[18]
Marston Elizabeth Holloway Marston 1893–1993 100 American comics pioneer and inspiration for Wonder Woman[19]
Mukasei Mikhail Mukasei 1907–2008 101 Russian spy[1]
Nearing Scott Nearing 1883–1983 100 American radical economist[20]
Newman Eric P. Newman 1911– 103 American numismatist[21]
Rondthaler Edward Rondthaler 1905–2009 104 American typographer[22]
Russenholt Ed Russenholt 1890–1991 100 Canadian weatherman[23]
Sarosy Zoltan Sarosy 1906 – 108 Hungarian-Canadian chess master[24]
Schvartzman Aron Schvartzman 1908–2013 104 Argentine chess master[25]
SeigenGo Seigen 1914– 100 Japanese Go player[26]
Sneden Mollie Sneden 1709–1810 101 American ferry operator[27]
Vale Len Vale-Onslow 1900–2004 103 British motorcycle builder[28]
Weil Joseph Weil 1875–1976 100 American confidence man[29]
Winage Black Mike Winage 1870–1977 107 One of the original settlers in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush[30]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Jürgens, Malte (2007-11-30). "Elly Beinhorn gestorben". Motor Klassik (in German). Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
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  6. ^ "Oldest Known Tulsa Race Riot Survivor Dies". www.newson6.com. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
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  8. ^ "Cyril Demarne". The Times. 2007-02-15. Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  9. ^ "Albert Joseph Facchiano Obituary". Tributes.com. September 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-29. 
  10. ^ "Ehemaliger Berliner Chefarchitekt Hans Gericke gestorben". Informationsdienst Wissenschaft. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.  (German)
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  12. ^ "Aviation legend Evelyn Bryan Johnson dead at 102". Citizen Tribune. 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  13. ^ McCarthy, Bill (2010-01-15). "Aviation pioneer dies at age 103". Wyoming Tribune Eagle. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
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  24. ^ Cohen, David (2009). "Canadian Chess". Zoltan Sarosy. Retrieved 2009-10-09. 
  25. ^ Ilardo, Carlos (2009-10-21). "La partida de la eternidad". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  26. ^ Zhang, Jingna (2014-06-12). "Go Seigen Turns 100, Keeps On Playing". E-Journal. American Go Association. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  27. ^ "Labor and Business: Mary "Mollie" Sneden (1709–1810)". Women of Distinction. New York State Senate. 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  28. ^ "Bike legend laid to rest". Birmingham Features (BBC). May 7, 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 
  29. ^ "Milestones". Time Magazine. 1976-03-08. Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  30. ^ "Black Mike of the Yukon dies at 107". Montreal Gazette (Postmedia Network). 1977-03-18. p. 30. Retrieved 2013-09-09.