Koto Okubo

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Birthday
24, 1897
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jan 12, 2013 (115)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1897
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jan 12, 2013 (115)

About

At the time of her death, this supercentenarian was the oldest living woman and second oldest living person alive. She lived nineteen days past her 115th birthday. 

Before Fame

A native of Tokyo, Japan, she later settled in the city of Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture.

Trivia

In late 2011, after Chiyono Hasegawa passed away, Okubo earned the title of oldest living Asian woman.

Family Life

In her later years, she lived in a nursing facility where her son was also a resident.

Associated With

When she died, she was younger than only Jiroemon Kimura, a fellow Japanese citizen.