LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Tome Miwa at 111 years old. At the time of her death, she was a Japanese supercentenarian considered as the oldest living person in Mie Prefecture, Japan.

Tome Miwa was born on 22 August 1907 in Ōgaki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

She worked in Tokyo and experienced the Great Kantō earthquake in 1923 where she escaped and survived a fire by walking on railroad tracks.

In September 2013, aged 106. (Source: Chunichi Shinbun)

In September 2013, aged 106.
(Source: Chunichi Shinbun)

She got married and had five children with her husband. They later moved to Inabe City, Mie Prefecture where she worked tirelessly in the fields until reaching 100 years old.

Tome Miwa passed away at her home in Inabe City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, on 21 July 2019 due to heart failure.

For more information, please view Tome Miwa’s Directory Profile here.