The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Politicians by Age at Death

Politicians Who Died at Age 100

  100 years, 8 days: Hugh Gail Guernsey (1892-1992)
  100 years, 18 days: Scott Nearing (1883-1983)
  100 years, 33 days: Alf M. Landon (1887-1987)
  100 years, 47 days: Charles S. Dewey (1880-1980)
  100 years, 55 days: George P. Shultz (1920-2021)
  100 years, 56 days: John Netherland Heiskell (1872-1972)
  100 years, 57 days: E. Boomie Mikrut (1917-2018)
  100 years, 70 days: Julius Acevez (1907-2007)
  100 years, 71 days: Augustus F. Hawkins (1907-2007)
  100 years, 96 days: Oliver W. Hill (1907-2007)
  100 years, 122 days: W. Clement Stone (1902-2002)
  100 years, 152 days: Henry R. Gibson (1837-1938)
  100 years, 167 days: John C. Zimmerman, Sr. (1835-1935)
  100 years, 183 days: William H. Hickey (1860-1960)
  100 years, 188 days: Roswell K. Colcord (1839-1939)
  100 years, 198 days: Dirk P. Fabrick (1887-1988)Augustin W. Ferrin (1875-1976)
  100 years, 203 days: Strom Thurmond (1902-2003)
  100 years, 238 days: S. Hazard Gillespie, Jr. (1910-2011)William Alex Stolt (1900-2001)
  100 years, 268 days: Don Edwards (1915-2015)
  100 years, 269 days: Todd M. George (1879-1979)
  100 years, 298 days: Cecil Morgan (1898-1999)
  100 years, 306 days: Benjamin F. Hackney (1849-1950)
  100 years, 326 days: Ashton E. Liscum (1899-2000)
  100 years, 327 days: Elmer W. Haack (1889-1990)
  100 years, 348 days: George Alexander Parks (1883-1984)
  100 years, 353 days: W. W. Warner (1879-1980)
  100 years, 362 days: Louis Rosenberg (1898-1999)
  100 years (number of days undetermined): Avard Dake (1885-1985)
  Approximately 100 years: John K. Caldwell (1881-1982)William Cronin (c.1863-1963)Albert G. Dow (1808-1908)John Anson Ford (1883-1983)John Kilborn (1889-1989)
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