Evelyn Kozak

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Evelyn Kozak
Born Evelyn Jacobson
August 14, 1899(1899-08-14)[1]
Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died June 11, 2013
(age 113 years, 301 days)
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Residence Kensington, Brooklyn
Nationality American
Known for Supercentenarian
Home town Flatbush, Brooklyn
Title World's oldest living Jewish person
Religion Jewish
Parents Isaac Jacobson
Katie Jacobson
Awards "Evelyn Kozak Day" in Pittsburgh in 2009, in honor of her 110th birthday

Evelyn Kozak (née Jacobson) (August 14, 1899 – June 11, 2013)[1][2] was an American supercentenarian who was the world's oldest living Jewish person,[3][4][5][6] until her death at the age of 113 years, 301 days. She was also the oldest verified Jewish person in history after surpassing fellow American Adelheid Kirschbaum's age of 113 years and 83 days on November 6, 2012.

Kozak was born on August 14, 1899 in Manhattan, New York City. She died from a heart attack on June 11, 2013 in New York City, aged 113.

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