|Birth Day||January 13, 1875|
|Age||144 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 27, 1971 (age 96)|
Polar Explorer who spent a good portion of his life on the Alaskan Arctic coast.
He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, serving on the battleship Oregon during its trip around Cape Horn.
He and his co-explorer, Ejnar Mikkelsen, financed their own expedition to the North Pole. After their boat got trapped in ice, they used its planks to build a permanent cabin.