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Susannah Mushatt Jones
Born
Susannah Mushatt

July 6, 1899
Died May 12, 2016 (aged 116 years, 311 days)
Nationality American
Known for Oldest living person
(June 17, 2015 - May 12, 2016)
Spouse(s)
Henry Jones (m. 1928–1933)
(Divorced)
Parent(s) Callie & Mary Mushatt

Susannah Mushatt Jones (July 6, 1899 – May 12, 2016) was an American supercentenarian who was, at the age of 116, the world's oldest living person. Jones was the last living American person born in the 19th century.

She has received tributes from the United States House of Representatives and from the Alabama House of Representatives "for a remarkable lifetime of exceptional achievement lived during three centuries".

Records
Preceded by
Jeralean Talley
Oldest verified living person
June 17, 2015 – May 12, 2016
Succeeded by
Emma Morano
Preceded by
Jeralean Talley
Oldest living American
June 17, 2015 – May 12, 2016
Succeeded by
Goldie Michelson
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