|Birth:||24 May 1898|
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
|Death:||4 February 2009|
New South Wales, Australia
|Age:||110 years, 256 days|
Alice Doreen Washington (née Rathbone; 24 May 1898 - 4 February 2009) was a validated Australian supercentenarian.
Alice Doreen Rathbone was born in Rockhampton, Queensland on 24 May 1898. She married Lavington 'Bill' Ainsley Washington, a veteran of the First World War, who died in 1965. The couple had no children.
Washington lived independently until the age of 103. She attributed her longevity to a very 'old school' Australian diet that included no fruit or veg, but instead a fondness for meat pies and beer. Doreen Washington died in New South Wales on 4 February 2009 at the age of 110 years, 256 days. She was validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 29 October 2008.
- Ministerial Statements - Mrs Doreen Washington 26 May 2008
- Alice Doreen Rathbone (1898 - 2009) FamilySearch
- Verified Supercentenarians (Listed Chronologically By Birth Date) Gerontology Research Group