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Walter C. Richardson (November 7, 1885 – December 25, 1998) was an American supercentenarian. He was the last known surviving man who was born in 1885. He became the world's oldest verified man on 17 July 1998, upon the death of 113-year-old Johnson Parks at the age of 112 years, 252 days, until his own death on Christmas Day, 25 December 1998, at the age of 113 years, 48 days. He was the oldest living man for 161 days and upon his death, Denzo Ishizaki of Japan became the oldest man.

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