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Margaret Quinn
Margaret Quinn
Quinn at age 111.
Birth: 14 July 1907
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death: 8 April 2020
Middletown, Connecticut, USA
Age: 112 years, 269 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Margaret Rose Quinn (née Doran; 14 July 1907 – 8 April 2020) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Margaret Quinn was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA on 14 July 1907 (later claimed July 15). She was one of six children to Margaret and Thomas Doran. She had two sisters and three brothers (now deceased). One brother Fr. Joseph Patrick Doran, was a Vincentian priest. She lived in Ireland for a few years as a child.

She married Arthur Quinn in 1929 and had three sons: Father Bruce Quinn (1931–2016), a Franciscan Capuchin priest, Thomas Quinn and James Quinn.

She stayed at home and raised her three sons. She did work at one time, however, doing her part for the war effort in a machine shop in 1942. She resided at Middlesex Health Center for 19 years.

Quinn died in Middletown, Connecticut, USA on 8 April 2020 at the age of 112 years, 269 days.