Fredrick John Kempster (b. April 13, 1889 –– d. April 15, 1918) was from England. He was 29 when he died. He was born to Joseph Kempster and Jane Kempster. He was the 6th of 7 children. He was 7'9". His dad died when he was 9 on December 25, (Christmas) 1897. They moved to a one room apartment. Jane Kempster couldn't make enough money so Fredrick and his brother were sent to a shelter. On March 23, 1899 he moved to Canada. He spent 5 years in Manitoba. On November 12, 1904 he moved back to England. He claimed that someone that was 6'2" could stand under his outstretched arms.