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Mary Dorothy Christian
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1889
Death: Apr. 20, 2003

Folk Figure. Christian was named as the oldest living American in November 2002 upon the death of Florida native Mary Parr at the age of 113 by the Gerontology Research Group. Born in Taunton, Massachusetts in June 1889 she moved to San Pablo, California, with her family as a child. She began working in the East Bay Chocolate Factory and witnessed the great San Francisco fire of 1906. In 1907 she married at the age of 18 and had two sons, divorcing in 1922. She worked at various jobs including an elevator operator and a department sales woman until her retirement in 1971. She lived by herself until she was 102, enjoying Kentucky Fried Chicken and Hostess Twinkies. She died at the age of 113 in April 2003 at a rest home in San Francisco, California. (bio by: K) 
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Record added: Apr 23, 2003
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Mary Dorothy Christian
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Drogiej Mary w 11 lat po śmierci.
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
Flowers for you, and prayers for your family.
- Albert *Rev 21:4*
 Added: Oct. 25, 2010
Always Loved And Remembered...
- I Care...
 Added: May. 26, 2009
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