Luis Quiroga Cossio
Birth: 23 April 1893
San Felipe, Chile
Death: 9 August 2003
Santiago, Chile
Age: 110 years, 108 days
Country: ChileCHL
Unvalidated

Aquiles Luis Federico Quiroga Cossio (23 April 1893 – 9 August 2003) was a Chilean supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He may be the first verifiable male Chilean supercentenarian.

Biography

Luis Quiroga Cossio was born on 23 April 1893 in San Felipe, Chile to parents Federico Quiroga and Eliodora Cossio de Quiroga. On 17 November 1920, aged 27, he married Evangelina Sara Riquelme Pareja in Chile’s capital city of Santiago. A couple of years earlier, at the age of 25, he became a Freemason, and remained part of the Order for the rest of his life. In 1996, when he was 103, Quiroga Cossio was recognised as being the oldest Freemason in Chile.

Quiroga Cossio passed away on 9 August 2003 in Santiago, Chile, at the age of 110 years, 108 days.

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