Oakland man thought to be oldest in America dies at 111

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Clarence Francis Matthews was born 111 years and 82 days ago. He lived through both world wars and supported his family during the depression. He outlived two wives. (KGO-TV)

An Oakland native and Americas oldest known man has died.

Clarence Francis Matthews was born 111 years and 82 days ago. He lived through both world wars and supported his family during the depression. He outlived two wives.

Matthews passed away Saturday in Riverside County surrounded by his family.

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