Arnold Hawkins
Arnold Hawkins
Birth: 30 January 1911
Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada
Age: 109 years, 356 days
Country: CanadaCAN
Centenarian

Arnold Seymour Hawkins (born 30 January 1911) is a Canadian centenarian who has been the oldest known Canadian-born man following the death of Robert Wiener on 17 February 2019, and is currently the second oldest man living in Canada after South Korean-born Ja Hyung Lee.

Biography

Hawkins was born on 30 January 1911 in the town of Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick. He has lived in the town his entire life. He worked as a fisherman for over 40 years. His family have credited his longevity both to his steady diet of fish and potatoes, and genetics. Hawkins' grandmother, Levenia Mary Johnson (1866-1974), lived until the age of 107.

Hawkins had a wife who died in 2010. He has five children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Following the death of Robert Wiener on 17 February 2019, Hawkins has held the title of Canada's oldest living man.

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Canada's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Joseph Saint-Amour • Unknown • Eli LindsayStuart Bott • Unknown • John JamiesonGeorge IvesChester Pushie • Arthur NashTokusuke OyakawaTheodore RemfertJames GrantRomeo TremblayRaphael CreeJohn GardMontague Little • Lazare GionetNicholas SalamisHarold DunichandErnest MacPhersonWilliam Thomas • Leon RobitailleJohannes MarkussonDavid WienerSam Baker • Joseph Ernest Poupart • Zoltan Sarosy • Robert Wiener • Ja Hyung Lee

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