|Birth:||13 November 1905|
North Carolina, USA
|Death:||3 May 2016|
Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
|Age:||110 years, 172 days|
Frank Levingston (13 November 1905 – 3 May 2016) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group. At the time of his death, he was believed to be the oldest living man in the United States and the oldest surviving American World War II veteran.
Levingston was born in North Carolina, one of seven children. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942, and served as a private during the war in the Allied invasion of Italy which lasted from September 1943 to January 1944. After receiving an honourable discharge in 1945, he became a union worker specializing in cement finishing. Levingston never married.
Levingston became the oldest recognised living military veteran in United States following the death of Emma Didlake on 16 August 2015. He became the oldest living man in the United States following the death of Felix Simoneaux on 19 April 2016. He lived in Lake Charles, Louisiana until his death on 3 May 2016 at the age of 110 years, 172 days. After his death, Clarence Matthews became the oldest known living man in the United States.
- Frank Levingston, America's Oldest Veteran, 109, Says He's 'Blessed' NBC News
- America's 'oldest living veteran' will celebrate his 110th birthday this week The Daily Mail
- Oldest known WWII vet to be honored nationally
- 110-year-old World War II vet gets Washington D.C. trip CBS News
- Nation’s Oldest Man Dies A Month Shy Of 111th Birthday The Huffington Post
- Frank Levingston, Nation’s Oldest WWII Veteran, Dies at 110 KLFY News
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|United States' Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
Charlie Nelson • Charlie Phillips • Mathew Beard • Joe Thomas • Alphaeus Philemon Cole • Alton Gilbert • Oscar Dubois • James Wiggins • Frederick Frazier • Christian Mortensen • Johnson Parks • Walter Richardson • John Painter • John McMorran • Fred Hale • Earl Brush • Moses Hardy • Thomas Nelson • Antonio Pierro • George Francis • Walter Breuning • Shelby Harris • Salustiano Sanchez • Alexander Imich • Conrad Johnson • Wash Wesley • Felix Simoneaux • Frank Levingston • Clarence Matthews • Richard Overton • Henry Tseng • CP Crawford • Irving Piken • Lawrence Brooks • Ezra Hill