Irene Dutton on her 111th birthday
|Birth:||16 July 1906|
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
|Age:||113 years, 227 days|
Irene Dutton was born as Irene Elizabeth Jones in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, on 16 July 1906. Her parents were Fred and Elizabeth (née DeRider) Jones. She was the first of four children born to the couple. Her siblings were Helen, Elias, and Elizabeth.
On 8 January 1931, she married Edwin Dutton in Kalamazoo. The couple had two children and Irene was later widowed. She has two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She spent her whole life in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and still lives there today.
Irene Dutton currently lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, at the age of 113 years, 227 days. She has been the oldest known living person in Michigan since the death of 110-year-old Ella Marsh on 24 July 2016.
Dutton was validated by the GRG on 9 March 2019. In July 2019, she celebrated her 113th birthday. She is currently the third-oldest living person in the United States, behind Hester Ford and Iris Westman.
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