Delphine Gibson

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Delphine Gibson (August 17, 1903 – May 9, 2018)[1] was an American supercentenarian. She was born Fairfield County, South Carolina. At the age of 114 years, 265 days was the oldest person in the United States.[2] She became the oldest living American upon the death of Adele Dunlap on February 5, 2017.[3]

She married Tyler Gibson in 1928.[4] They had three children. Gibson lives in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.[5] Gibson died on May 9, 2018 at the age of 114.[6]

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  1. "GRG World Supercentenarian Rankings List". Gerontology Research Group. 25 September 2017. Archived from the original on 25 May 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "She is the oldest person in the United States. And she lives in Huntingdon". centredaily. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  3. "Oldest American, New Jersey's Adele Dunlap, Dies at Age 114". People. Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  4. "Oldest known American celebrates her 114th birthday".
  5. "Oldest American, Pennsylvania's Delphine Gibson, Celebrates Her 114th Birthday". People. Retrieved October 30, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6., The Washington Times. "Delphine Gibson, oldest person in U.S., dies at 114". The Washington Times.