Frank Buckles, left, who at the time was 108 years old, and the oldest surviving veteran of WW I, shakes hands with Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009. Biographer and family spokesman David DeJonge said in a statement that Frank Woodruff Buckles died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 of natural causes in his home in Charles Town, W.Va. at the age of 110. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 11, 2010 4:34:16 AM PST
By VICKI SMITH
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - November 11, 2010 --
America's last surviving World War I veteran says Congress should pass legislation to create a memorial in the nation's capital honoring veterans of that conflict.