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Elizabeth Francis

Elizabeth Francis is an American supercentenarian who is the oldest known person living in the U.S. state of Texas.  She was validated by LongeviQuest on 11 January 2023 based on the research of Stefan Maglov.


Elizabeth Francis was born in Louisiana, USA on 25 July 1909. At some point in her life, she moved to Houston, Texas.

In the 1970s, she ran the coffee shop at Houston TV station KTRK-TV.

When asked about the secret of her longevity, she replied how it is her faith in God. In July 2021, aged 112, she lived with her 92-year-old daughter. At the time she also had three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Francis’s sister Bertha Johnson (1904–2011) lived to the age of 106, making them one of the oldest sibling pairs

Francis currently lives in Houston, Texas, USA.

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