|John Mosley Turner|
Turner on his 110th birthday
|Birth:||15 June 1856|
Mitcham, South London, England
|Death:||21 March 1968|
Tottenham, London, England
|Age:||111 years, 280 days|
John Mosley Turner (15 June 1856 – 21 March 1968) was a British verified supercentenarian.
Turner was born in Mitcham, South London, England and worked as a silk print cutter and a teetotaller. He became fully blind when he was 73 years old. On the occasion of his 111th birthday, he stated his ambition of reaching his 112th birthday.
Turner died in Tottenham, London, England on 21 March 1968 at the age of 111 years, 280 days. At the time, he was the oldest validated living person; however, he might have been the second oldest living person in the world at the time of his death, if the currently unverified case Narcissa Rickman is true. He was also the oldest living man in the world.
- Gerontology Research Group
- The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, June 15, 1967
- John Mosley Turner GRG Photo Gallery for Supercentenarians born in the 1850s
- Table A - Verified Supercentenarians (Listed Chronologically By Birth Date) GRG
|United Kingdom's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
George Stanforth • John Mosley Turner • John Leng • Frederick Butterfield • James Harrow • Ernest Oxley • Harry Durrant • Arthur Emanuel • James Sellers • Walter Sandford • George Simms • Henry Norman • John Orton • Alfred Grant • John Evans • Samuel Crabbe • Joseph Randle • Jesse Yewdall • William Proctor • David Davies • Vinson Gulliver • David Henderson • Harry Halford • William Lee • Frederick Moore • Harry Laverick • Jerzy Pajaczkowski-Dydynski • Henry Allingham • Harry Patch • Stanley Lucas • Edward Anderson • Reg Dean • Ralph Tarrant • Harold Bracher • Frank Simes • John Mansfield • Alf Smith • Bob Weighton • Harry Fransman • John Tinniswood