Gerontology Research Group

Jeralean Talley, of Inkster, Mich., poses for a photo on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Talley turned 115 on Friday, May 23, 2014, making her the oldest living American and second-oldest person in the world on a list kept by the Gerontology Research Group, which tracks many of the world's oldest people. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Elisha Anderson)

Woman among world’s oldest turning 115 years young

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating a birthday on Friday. Her 115th. Jeralean Talley, who […]

05/23/2014

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Oldest person in the United States dies at age 113

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The oldest person in the United States has died at age 113, just weeks before her 114th birthday. A spokeswoman from Elsie Thompson’s church in Clearwater, Fla., said she died March 21.

04/01/2013