Emma Verona Johnston

Date of birth: 6 August 1890
Date of death: 1 December 2004
Lifetime Duration: 114 Years, 117 Days

Emma Verona Calhoun Johnston (August 6, 1890 – December 1, 2004) was a validated American supercentenarian.

Emma Verona Johnston was born in Indianola, Iowa as one of a large family. She was the oldest living graduate of Drake University, where she was a member of the Class of 1912. At age 98, she moved from Iowa to Ohio in order to live with her daughter and son-in-law. She continued to be in good health even when she attained supercentenarian status, able to walk up steps and alert and able to engage in conversations. By March 2004, she became the fifth-oldest documented person in the world and second-oldest documented in the United States, but still not the oldest person in the state of Ohio.
Country: USA