Suoma Korkee
Birth: 30 May 1886
Satakunta, Finland
Death: 1 August 1998
Raynham, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 112 years, 77 days
Country: FinlandFINUnited StatesUSA

Suoma Korkee (née Lehtanen; 30 May 1886 – 1 August 1998) was a Finnish-American supercentenarian who currently has the pending status at the Gerontology Research Group.


Suoma Korkee was born in Satakunta, Finland on 30 May 1886. She was the daughter of Fihtari Lehtanen and Hanrüka Lehtanen. She moved to Massachusetts, United States, in 1907. In 1920, she married Sven Alfred Korkee (b. 8 March 1883). Her daughter, Nina Korkee Pace died on 9 January 1998.

Korkee died in Raynham, Massachusetts on 1 August 1998 at the age of 112 years, 77 days. At the time of her death, she was the oldest person ever born in Finland.

Suoma Korkee remains the second-oldest person ever born in Finland (behind Maria Rothovius) and the oldest emigrant from Finland.


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