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Bridgeport Declares July 3 Paul Whiteman Day

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The City of Bridgeport has declared today, July 3, Paul Whiteman Day, in honor of the long-time resident's 103rd birthday.

Whiteman ran a contracting business in Bridgeport.

He said the city's streets were still dirt when he was growing up.

In addition to being alive for more than a century, Whiteman also has been married to his wife Eleanor for 82 years.

Whiteman's actual birthday is tomorrow, July 4.