Dr. Leila Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, retired pediatrician and one of the world's oldest people, died April 1, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Athens, Georgia. Dr. Denmark was born on February 1, 1898 in Portal, GA in Bulloch County, the third of the twelve children of Elerbee and Alice Hendricks Daughtry. She was predeceased by her husband, John Eustace Denmark; sisters, Eva, Myrtice, Ruth, Pearl, and Kathleen; and brothers, Art
With a sailing career spanning over seven decades, Dr. Stuart Walker is a Chesapeake Bay icon. The first American to win the Prince of Wales Cup in 1964, Dr. Walker is a World War II veteran, a former member of the US Olympic Team, a retired pediatrician, and the author of 10 books about sailing. #Nautica
Obit of the Day: Leila Denmark - World’s Oldest Physician - Although Dr. Denmark comes to Obit of the Day because of her longevity - she died at the age of 114 - her accomplishments would have earned her a post if she had died at 64, 84, or 104. Dr. Denmark, who was the world’s fourth oldest person, was a legend in pediatric medicine and in the state of Georgia.