Tama Higuchi
Tama Higuchi
Higuchi in September 2006, shortly before her 111th birthday.
Birth: 15 October 1895
Death: January 2008
Kitanagoya, Aichi, Japan
Age: 112 years, 78-108 days
Country: JapanJPN

Tama Higuchi (Japanese: 樋口たま; 15 October 1895 – January 2008) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Higuchi was born in Japan on 15 October 1895. Her age was verified by Japan’s MHLW, Ken Matsuoka and Robert Young, and validated by the GRG on 17 September 2006. At the time of death, she was the second-oldest living person in Aichi Prefecture, behind Kaku Yamanaka.

Higuchi died in Kitanagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, in January 2008, at the age of 112 years, 78-108 days.


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