William Del Monte


Age: 109

last known survivor of the San Francisco earthquake and fires of 1906 who was 3 months old when the earthquake struck in the early morning of April 18, 1906 whose family was forced onto the streets to escape in a horse-drawn buckboard with fires burning on both sides, in which more than 3,000 people were killed in the earthquake and fires.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: January 22, 1906

Died: January 11, 2016

Greenbrae, California