Henry Dorman of Liberal celebrated his 114th birthday on this date in 1913. Having been born eleven months prior to the death of George Washington, he had lived during the lifetimes of every single President of the United States. He was also alive in three different centuries.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.