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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Oldest Man in Guinness Book of World Records Dies

World-oldest-man-diesIn Grand Island, New York the worlds oldest man died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, nicknamed "Shorty", died Friday at his nursing home. He was born in Tejado de Bejar, Spain in 1901 and moved to the U.S. nineteen years later. Blazquez was 112 when he died. He was survived by his  two children, seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. 

See Associated Press World's Oldest Man Dies at 112 in New York, NY Daily News,  Sep. 14, 2013.

Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.



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