9 June 1904Unknown, Japan


6 November 2017Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan



Katsue Hiraishi

Katsue Hiraishi was a Japanese supercentenarian who was, for a few hours, the oldest living person in Tokushima Prefecture.

Jump to:


Hiraishi was born in Japan on 9 June 1904. She lived in Phoenix Nursing Home in Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture. She became the third resident of the prefecture to reach 113 in 2017.

On 6 November 2017, aged 113 years, 150 days, she became the oldest person in Tokushima City (and the entire prefecture) following the death of Tsurue Amou at 12:10 PM. Hiraishi died at 10:39 PM on the same day, being succeeded by then-109-year-old Fujie Tanigawa.

Advertise With Us

Learn how to advertise


Hiraishi was reported as one of the oldest people in Tokushima during Keiro no hi (Respect for the Aged Day) in Japan from 2012 until 2017.