Evelyn Kleine

Date of birth: 11 July 1907
Age as of 27 August 2019: 112 years, 47 days

Evelyn Kleine is an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She has been the oldest known living person in Minnesota, USA, since the death of Lena Dick on 27 February 2018.

Evelyn Kleine was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, on 11 July 1907. She was a daughter of Anna and Gus Holm. The family moved to Columbia Heights, Minnesota when she was eight years old. Over the course of her life, she has lived in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Florida, but returned to Columbia Heights when she was 70. She outlived two husbands and had no children. Kleine, whose father reached 96 and her grandfather 94, says the secret to a long life is “sometimes in the attitude”. She also said “Just behave! No drinking, smoking. Clean living! Ignore trouble”.
Country: USA