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Alice Sjoquist
Alice Sjoquist
Birth: 25 October 1878
Ewhurst, Sussex, England, UK
Death: 7 November 1991
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Age: 113 years, 13 days
Country: United Kingdom UK CanadaCAN

Alice Sjoquist [Sjöquist] (neé Stone; 25 October 1878 – 7 November 1991) was a validated British-Canadian supercentenarian.


Alice Sjoquist was born in Ewhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom on 25 October 1878. During her life, she was a nurse, midwife and charity volunteer. In 1910, she married Oscar Sjoquist, and the couple moved to British Columbia, Canada in 1912, settling in Kamloops in 1914.

Sjoquist continued to live in Kamloops for the next 63 years. She became a widow following Oscar's death in March 1959. Sjoquist later moved to a care facility called "Ponderosa Lodge", where she passed away on 7 November 1991, aged 113 years, 13 days. She was validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 26 September 2009.


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