Tuesday, September 2, 2014   

World's oldest man is dead at 111
(06-09 20:14)

The world's oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, has died in New York City. Alexander Imich was 111.
His niece says Imich died Sunday at his home in Manhattan.
Karen Bogen of Providence, Rhode Island, says she had visited him a day earlier. She says his health declined about two weeks ago and he didn't recognize her.
Imich was born in 1903 in a town in Poland that was then part of Russia. He and his wife fled after the Nazis invaded in 1939. They eventually moved to the United States in 1951. His wife died in 1986.
In news reports, Imich said his good genes and a general healthy lifestyle contributed to his longevity.
Guinness is investigating the claim that 111-year-old Sakari Momoi of Japan is now the world's oldest man.
The world's oldest person is a Japanese woman, 116-year-old Misao Okawa.--AP
   
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