LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Ruth Catherine Dodd of the United States at age 110. She was born in Eldon, Missouri, United States on 2 July 1909. She was the eldest of 3 siblings.
Dodd graduated from Garfield High School at the age of 15, and from Wilson Business College at 16. She got her first job at a local lumber company, as a secretary. In 1931, she got married and the couple had two children. During World War II, Dodd worked as the head clerk for the local food rationing board. She then worked as a portfolio clerk in the investment department of Pacific National Bank (now Wells Fargo Bank).
Dodd passed away in Seattle, Washington, USA, on 13 August 2019, at the age of 110 years, 42 days. She was survived by her two children, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. At the time of death, she was the fourth-oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Washington, behind Ruth Apilado, Gertrude Ellison, and LaVerne Bunney.
LongeviQuest congratulates Mrs. Ruth Dodd’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Dodd’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Ruth Anna Victoria Brown of the United States at age 110. She was born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States on 14 June 1913 to Swedish immigrants. She is the eldest of 10 siblings.
Brown married her husband on 28 May 1938 and had two daughters. In the 1960s, she moved to Oberlin, Ohio with her husband. After her husband’s passing in 1990, she moved to Texas to live with her daughter Kristine, who died in 2015. Brown, then aged 102, moved to a retirement facility in Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, to be closer to her daughter Bonnie, who resided in Massachusetts.
At the time of her 108th birthday in 2021, Brown had five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She attributed taking cod liver oil daily as a secret to her longevity. At age 109, her hearing had deteriorated, but was still reported to be in perfect health. At her age of 110, she is considered as New Hampshire’s oldest known resident.
For more information, please view Ruth Browns’s Directory Profile here.