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Silverio Perez Rosado
Silverio Perez Rosado
Perez Rosado at age 104
Birth: 20 June 1914
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Age: 108 years, 16 days
Country: Puerto RicoPRI,United StatesUSA

Silverio Perez Rosado [Spanish: Pérez] (born 20 June 1914) is a Puerto Rican centenarian who is one of the oldest known living men in Puerto Rico. He is the father of musician Silverio Perez.


Silverio Perez Rosado was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on 20 June 1914. His parents were Jacinto Perez and Damasa Rosado. He was baptized on 9 August 1914. The Perez family are of Sephardi Jewish Anusim origin. As a child, he learned the skills of carpentry from his father.

He married Victorina Figueroa Amador (born March 1925) in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on 9 December 1944. The couple had 14 children (including Abraham Perez (born 16 March 1942) and Silverio Perez (born 18 July 1948)).

In the mid-1950s, due to a fall from a scaffold, he was unable to continue working, and became ill with nerves. Later, he started to worked carpentry at home.

He comes from a family with good genes: his uncle lived to be more 100, his brother Teofilo Perez Rosado (1912–2014) lived to be 102 and two other siblings lived to be 92 and 89 respectively.

As of June 2019, he had 27 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Perez Rosado currently lives with his wife Victorina Figueroa Amador (aged 96 in June 2021) in Mamey neighbourhood, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, at the age of 108 years, 16 days.