Walter H. Seward

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Walter H. Seward
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Walter H. Seward on September 16, 2007, less than one month before his 111th birthday and almost exactly a year before his death
Born (1896-10-13)October 13, 1896
Toledo, Ohio,
United States
Died September 14, 2008(2008-09-14)
(aged 111 years, 337 days)
West Orange, New Jersey,
United States
Occupation Former lawyer
Title Esq.

Walter Hamilton Seward (October 13, 1896 – September 14, 2008) was an American supercentenarian who was, at the time of his death, the third-oldest verified man living in the United States, the sixth-oldest man in the world, one of the 30 oldest living people and was the verified oldest recognized living person in New Jersey.

Life[edit]

Seward was raised in Toledo, Ohio, and moved to Vineland, New Jersey, while he was in high school. He was a 1917 graduate of Rutgers University and a 1924 graduate of Harvard Law School. He practiced law through his 90s. Seward died on September 14, 2008 at age 111 years 337 days from a blood infection that weakened his heart.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mueller, Mark (15 September 2008). "Rutgers' oldest alumnus Walter Seward dies at 111". The Star-Ledger (NJ.com). Retrieved 2013-08-14. 

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