|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1896|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 2008|
information from the Associated Press printed in the Harrison Daily Times, Harrison, AR:
"Oregon's oldest resident and the 24th olest in the world, has died at her southest Portland residence. She was 111.
She was alert and had never been seriously ill until her kindeys started to fade a few weeks before she died ...
Johnson was part of several brain aging studies. Her DNA is preserved with samples of about 100 other people who made it to 110 to be analyzed.
...she had hazy memories of the ocean crossing from Hamburg and of passing through Ellis Island at age 4. She grew up speaking German and did not go to high school because her father did not think girls needed schooling..."
Created by: Rosa Cline
Record added: Feb 16, 2012
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