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Jun Kitamasu

Jun Kitamasu [Japanese: 北舛ジュン] was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest living person in Japan, after Misao Ōkawa.


Jun Kitamasu was born in Yukata-cho, Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture on March 2, 1900.

She had one son, and until about the age of 65 she was a fisherwoman.

Her grandson Toru told the Chugoku Shimbun that she was “active, sociable and bright.”

Jun Kitamasu died in Osakikamijima, Hiroshima Prefecture on July 11, 2013, at the age of 113 years and 131 days.

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