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Posted: 25 Feb 04, 10:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Man believed to be America's oldest dead at 114
08:03 AM CST on Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Associated Press
CLINTON, Md. - William Coates was a ladies' man to the end.
Coates, believed to be America's oldest man, died Monday at age 114 with two of his children and a granddaughter at his side.
Even at the age of 110, Coates was still charming the ladies during Prince George's annual celebration of centenarians.
"He really lit up every single party and event that we had for the seniors," said Irving Smith, director of the Evelyn Cole Senior Center in Seat Pleasant, who has done extensive research on centenarians.
Coates was born June 2, 1889, and according to Smith, he was the oldest man in America. At one time he was believed to be the second-oldest man in the world, although he didn't have a birth certificate to prove it.
"It really was a blessing that my father lived so long," said daughter Maxine Coates. "He enjoyed life and being with his family."
William Coates worked on a commercial tobacco farm until he got a job building roads for the state of Maryland.
He had nine children, 21 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.



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Posted: 25 Feb 04, 10:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

worked in a tobbaco farm. . . .. . you gotta good proof in camapinging against all this smoking is harmful crap lol!


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on all of us

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Posted: 25 Feb 04, 13:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

114, its a good age, well not for him.


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Posted: 25 Feb 04, 14:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Only the good die young...


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