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Lora Trueblood
Lora Trueblood
Lora Trueblood aged 110
Birth: 7 May 1887
Indiana, USA
Death: 24 October 1997
Indiana, USA
Age: 110 years, 170 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Lora David Trueblood (7 May 1887 – 24 October 1997) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Trueblood was born in Indiana, United States, on 7 May 1887 as the youngest of four children born to Frasinus and Sarah (née Winslow) Trueblood. His three siblings were called Jason, Letha (married Tatlock), and Florida (married Meadors).

Trueblood married Edith Grace Martin on 30 November 1910, and the couple had two children: Martha (born 1911, married Gray) and Burrell (born 1914). Unfortunately, they only lived to be 60 and 29 respectively. Edith died on 14 October 1988 after almost 78 years of marriage.

Trueblood died on 24 October 1997 at the age of 110 years, 170 days. He had outlived his siblings, wife, and children.