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Dorothy Ziegenfuss
Dorothy Ziegenfuss
Birth: 9 July 1905
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 16 August 2015
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 110 years, 38 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Dorothy Ziegenfuss (née Ehrsam; 9 July 1905 – 16 August 2015) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Dorothy Ziegenfuss was born Dorothy Ehrsam in Pennsylvania, United States, on 9 July 1905 to parents William and Marie Ehrsam. She married Robert H. Ziegenfuss in 1929. The couple had one son, Robert Jr. He died in 1996.

Ziegenfuss died on 16 August 2015 aged 110 years, 38 days[1][2][3][4]. Her possible 1910 and 1920 census matches support a birth in 1905 for her.