The Town of Harmony recognized Manson Willis Taylor, 94, as its oldest citizen on Dec. 24, 2015. Manson was presented with the Boston Post Cane from his two children, Scott and Bonnie.

Manson was born Jan. 29, 1921, and lived in Harmony his entire life. He survived his wife of 62 years, Rita Marble. He has two grandchildren, Stephanie and Christopher, and one great-grandson, Carter Zimmerman.

Manson is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.