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Johnson Parks
Birth: 15 October 1884
Georgia, USA
Death: 17 July 1998
Mount Dora, Florida, USA
Age: 113 years, 275 days
Country: USA FlagUSA
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Johnson Parks (15 October 1884 – 17 July 1998) was a validated American supercentenarian who was the oldest living man in the United States.

Biography

Johnson Parks was born in Georgia on 15 October 1884. He moved to Central Florida from Georgia in 1961. He was a farm labourer. Parks was for 84 days the oldest verified living male since the death of the 115-year-old Christian Mortensen (who held the title for the oldest recorded male ever at the time). He was succeeded in the title by Walter Richardson. He died at the age of 113 years, 275 days and still remains the tenth-oldest man ever recorded. He was the third-oldest verified man ever at the time of death, behind Mathew Beard and Christian Mortensen. He was survived by his daughter, Julia Forrest, son Willie Worwell and brother Erris Jackson.

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United States' Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Charlie Nelson • Charlie Phillips • Mathew Beard • Joe Thomas • Alphaeus Philemon Cole • Alton Gilbert • James Wiggins • Frederick Frazier • Christian Mortensen • Johnson Parks • Walter Richardson • John Painter • John McMorran • Fred Hale • Earl Brush • Moses Hardy • Thomas Nelson • Antonio Pierro • George Francis • Walter Breuning • Shelby Harris • Salustiano Sanchez • Alexander Imich • Conrad Johnson • Wash Wesley • Felix Simoneaux • Frank Levingston • Clarence Matthews • Richard Overton • Henry Tseng