|Birth:||30 January 1911|
Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada
|Age:||109 years, 356 days|
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.
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.
- 108-year-old from Beaver Harbour may be the oldest man in New Brunswick CBC, 30 January 2019
- New Brunswick man believed to be the oldest in Canada celebrates 109th birthday Global News. 30 January 2020.
|Canada's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
Joseph Saint-Amour • Unknown • Eli Lindsay • Stuart Bott • Unknown • John Jamieson • George Ives • Chester Pushie • Arthur Nash • Tokusuke Oyakawa • Theodore Remfert • James Grant • Romeo Tremblay • Raphael Cree • John Gard • Montague Little • Lazare Gionet • Nicholas Salamis • Harold Dunichand • Ernest MacPherson • William Thomas • Leon Robitaille • Johannes Markusson • David Wiener • Sam Baker • Joseph Ernest Poupart • Zoltan Sarosy • Robert Wiener • Ja Hyung Lee