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Herbert Wolding

Validated By: On Date: Feb. 09th 2023

Herbert Wolding is an American supercentenarian who is currently the oldest known living man in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, and is among the oldest known living men in the United States. He is also the founder of H.O. Wolding, Inc., a Wisconsin-based trucking company operating in the continental United States.


Herbert Wolding was born in Portage, Wisconsin, USA on 15 October 1912. His parents were Hans Oliver Wolding and Hannah Egeland, both born to Norwegian parents.

Wolding attended Amherst High School, but he never graduated. After earning his eighth-grade certificate, he left school to help his family with their business. He was married to Evelyn (née Henke) Wolding. The couple had two sons: Richard and Don. Evelyn died in 2011 at the age of 93.

In 1935, during the Great Depression, Wolding started a single-truck operation which ran daily milk deliveries in Nelsonville, Wisconsin, now known as H.O. Wolding, Inc. The headquarters would later move to a larger facility in Amherst, Wisconsin, where it is currently located today. His company went from having just one truck to having more than 350 tractors in its fleet. The company shipped more than 70,000 truckloads in 2018.

Herbert Wolding currently lives in Portage, Wisconsin, USA.

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Wolding is currently the second-oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, behind Ruth Stryzewski.

His age was verified by Stefan Maglov and James Roberts, and validated by LongeviQuest on 9 February 2023.