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Jacqueline Bossard
Jacqueline Bossard
Jacqueline Bossard as a young woman.
Birth: 20 August 1911
Nimes, Gard, Occitanie, France
Death: 10 July 2022
Haute-Garonne, Occitanie, France
Age: 110 years, 324 days
Country: FranceFRA
Unvalidated

Jacqueline Bossard (née Pasquier; 20 August 1911 – 10 July 2022) was a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Jacqueline Bossard was born in Chateau Barnier, situated near Nimes, Gard, Occitanie, France on 20 August 1911. She was the daughter of Roger Pasquier (1867–1945) and Armande Palisse de Mérignargues de Caissargues (1897–1974). One of her sisters, Jeanne (1909–2018), lived to age 109.

When World War II began, Bossard joined the military as a nurse. She participated to the Allied invasion of Italy. She finished her professional career in Colmar, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est.

Bossard had an only son, Bernard, who gave her five grandchildren. In 2004, she moved to the nursing home Notre Dame de la Paix in Lagardelle-sur-Leze. In July 2013, she was reported to be the doyenne of the nursing home. On 20 August 2021, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

She became the oldest known living person in Haute-Garonne department, following the death of 110-year-old Yvonne Conscience on 5 February 2022.

Jacqueline Bossard died on 10 July 2022 in Lagardelle-sur-Leze, Haute-Garonne, Occitanie, France, at the age of 110 years, 324 days. She was the second-oldest known living person in Occitanie, behind Madeleine Reboul. She was also the oldest known living person in Haute-Garonne department.

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