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Lawrence Brooks (American veteran)

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Lawrence Brooks (September 12, 1909 – January 5, 2022) was an American veteran of the United States Army. He was the oldest living man in the United States. A supercentenarian, he was the oldest known American World War II veteran.[1] He was born in Norwood, Louisiana.

Brooks died on January 5, 2022, in his New Orleans home, at the age of 112.[2]

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  1. Ettinger, Zoë (September 12, 2020). "The oldest US World War II veteran received more than 10,000 birthday cards from around the world for his 111th birthday". Insider Inc. Archived from the original on May 31, 2021. Retrieved May 31, 2021.
  2. "Oldest US World War II veteran dies at 112 in New Orleans". Marine Corps Times. January 5, 2022.