Iris Westman
Iris Westman at the age of 114
Birth: 28 August 1905
Aneta, North Dakota, USA
Age: 115 years, 24 days
Country: USA FlagUSA
Iris C. Westman (born 28 August 1905) is an American supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is currently the second-oldest living person in the United States behind Hester Ford.


Iris Westman was born in Aneta, North Dakota, USA on 28 August 1905 to Nicholas Westman and Mathilda Erickson. She was the only daughter in her family to survive to adulthood, as her two sisters died as children.

Westman is a 1928 graduate of the University of North Dakota. She was an English teacher in both Aneta and Hillsboro, North Dakota before moving to Minnesota. She retired as the elementary librarian in Worthington, Minnesota, where she sang in the First Lutheran Church choir with Mikkel Pates. She never married. At the age of 114, Westman gets around with the help of a walker and is in relatively good health.

Westman currently lives in Northwood, Grand Forks, North Dakota.



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