Jules Paivio



Age: 97


Summary: Canadian architect, professor, and soldier who was the last living Canadian veteran of the Spanish Civil War when he left Canada at the age of 19 to fight in the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion (also known as Mac-Paps) before he was captured during the war but was saved from execution by an Italian officer and placed in a prisoner-of-war camp, who was also honored by the Spanish government by being granted honorary citizenship in 2012.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: April 29, 1916


Died: September 4, 2013


Location: Aurora, Ontario, Canada