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Tome Yoshida
Tome Yoshida (1849-1958)
Birth: 27 March 1849
Japan
Death: 15 December 1958
Kotō, Shiga, Japan
Age: 109 years, 263 days
Country: JapanJPN
Centenarian

Tome Yoshida (Japanese: 吉田トメ; 27 March 1849 – 15 December 1958) was a Japanese centenarian who was the oldest living person in Japan at the time of her death.

Biography

Yoshida was born in Japan on 27 March 1849. In September 1952, she became the oldest living person in Shiga Prefecture. Following the death of Marie Carstenson on 30 March 1958, Yoshida may have become the world's oldest living person.

Yoshida died of heart failure in Koto (present-day city of Higashiomi), Shiga Prefecture, Japan, on 15 December 1958, at the age of 109 years, 263 days.

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