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Elsie Harrington

Stefan Maglov
Validated By: Stefan Maglov On Date: May. 19th 2023

Elsie Emma Harrington (née Cleiss) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.


Harrington was born as Elsie Emma Cleiss in Schenectady, New York, USA, on 4 February 1911. Her parents were George Cleiss (1881–1955) and Emma Kretchmann (1884–1942), both German immigrants. She had four siblings: George W. (1904–1963), Margaret Breitenstein, Dorothy Anna Quante (1913–1996) and Mildred Westover (1916–2007). She was a graduate of Schenectady High School.

In 1934, she married Myron Vincent Harrington (1907–1995). The couple had three sons: Myron, Russell and James.

Harrington passed away in Schenectady, New York, USA on 14 March 2021 at the age of 110 years, 38 days. She was survived by her three sons, 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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Her age was validated by LongeviQuest on 19 May 2023.

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* “Elsie Emma Cleiss Harrington” – FindAGrave

* “Obituary for Elsie Harrington” – DeLegge Funeral Home