National Geographic : 1919 Jun
Photograph by Corey, supplied by Louise Lacey, Secretary of the Genealogical Record Office ELISA CLARK PECKIIAM, AGED 92, MIDDLnTOWN, R. I ., WITH MRS. PECKIIAM TIEIR ELEVEN CHILDREN. ONE CHILD DIED AT THE AGE OF TIN YEARS AND The children of long-lived parents are, on the average, stronger, more vigorous, and longer lived than the children of others, and there are more of them per family. THEr CENTENARIAN CLUB OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WHOSE MOTTO IS, "LIVE A HUNDRED YEARS AND GROW OLD GRACEFULLY" Left to right, standing: Dr. J. M. Morrison, Vice-President, 97; Rev. H. Judd, 91; Rev. N. A. Millerd, 90; A. A. Annas, 96; Dr. H. L . Canfield, 9o; C. R. Post, 92; J. H. F. Jarchow, 92; Senator C. C. Cole, 94. Left to right, sitting: Dr. A. M. Sherman, 92; Dr. J. M. Peebles, 96; S. Selleck, 94; Dr. E. C. Prugh, 95; Mrs. M. K . Bartlett, 92; Mrs. J. F. Howard, 92; Mrs. M. Offenbach, 90; Mrs. Stevens, 94; Rev. S. H. Taft, President, 92. Mrs. Taft in rear.