|Birth Day||December 19, 1905|
|Age||115 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 23, 2005 (age 100)|
Professional dogsled driver and Antarctic Explorer.
He dropped out of Harvard to join Admiral Richard E. Byrd's historic expedition to the South Pole.
He worked for the U.S. Army Air Forces Search and Rescue Division during World War II and led many dogsled missions in Greenland.
He was married four times; he had two children.
He taught Pope John Paul II how to dog mush.