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.

Undated. (Source: Legacy)
(Source: Legacy)

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 ApiladoGertrude 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 Effie Pampaian at 110 years old. She was a Canadian-born American supercentenarian known as the second-oldest living person in Washington at the time of her death.

Effie Pampaian was born on 16 May 1910 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as Effie May Hale.

At the age of 29. (Source: Gerontology Wiki)
At the age of 29.
(Source: Gerontology Wiki)

At a very young age, she moved to the United States where she graduated from college. She got her degree from Walla Walla University in Washington in 1939. Later on her life, she received an honorary degree in history in 2014.

Effie Pampaian passed away on 3 December 2020 in College Place, Washington, USA, at the age of 110 years old.

For more information, please view Effie Pampaian’s Directory Profile here.