Bernice Madigan

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Birthday
24, 1899
Death Date
Jan 3, 2015 (115)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1899
Death Date
Jan 3, 2015 (115)

About

American supercentenarian who passed away at 115 years and 1963 days old, making her the fifth-oldest person in the world at the time of her death. She was one of 100 centenarians included in The Archon Genomics XPRIZE's genome sequencing project. 

Before Fame

She graduated from Adams High School in 1918. She later moved to Washington D.C., where she worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration and the Treasury Department.

Trivia

She was a lifelong Republican and attended the presidential Inauguration of Warren G. Harding in 1921.

Family Life

She was married to a man named Paul for 51 years until his death in 1976. She had a brother named Roy and a sister named Marilyn.

Associated With

She and Edna Parker were both famous American supercentenarians.