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