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New Validation: Ichi Kubota (1913-Present) of Japan

On her 110th birthday in 2023. (Source: NHK) On her 110th birthday in 2023. (Source: NHK)

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Ichi Kubota at 110 years old. She is a Japanese supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Iwate Prefecture.

Ichi Kubota was born on 30 May 1913 in the village of Tarō, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
At the age of 21, she was married and had eight children with him.
Until she was around the age of 70, she helped with operating a dry cleaning shop owned by her husband and son. After retiring, she devoted her time to gateball, practicing two times a day.

On her 110th birthday in 2023. (Source: NHK)
On her 110th birthday in 2023.
(Source: NHK)

In September 2020, she received a special visit from the city’s mayor and was recognized as the seventh-oldest living person in the prefecture at that time. Subsequently, the mayor has continued to visit her annually, marking four consecutive visits as of September 2023.
Ichi currently resides in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

For more information, please visit Ichi Kubota’s Directory Profile here.

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