Maude Harris
Maude Harris
Maude Harris on her 107th birthday.
Birth: 15 August 1907
Minnesota, USA
Age: 113 years, 302 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Validated

Maude Florence Harris (née Juelson; born 15 August 1907) is an American supercentenarian who is the oldest known person living in the U.S. state of Florida. Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Harris was born in Minnesota, USA, on 15 August 1907. Her parents were John Alfred Juelson and Swedish-born Ellen Juelson. She had three younger siblings: Bernice, Harman, and Corine. Her paternal grandmother, also named Ellen, was born in Norway.

In 1938, she married Guy Harris in King County, Washington, USA. They had no children at the time of the 1940 US Census.

At the age of 103, Harris was reported to be quite active, and knitted hats and sweaters for premature babies born at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Her age was validated by the GRG on 17 November 2019. She currently lives in a retirement community in Hialeah, Florida, USA, at the age of 113 years, 302 days.

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