Ruth Newman


Age: 113

Summary: second-to-last survivor of the infamous 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire (109-year-old William Del Monte is the last) who was also one of the 10 verified oldest living people in the world and became the third-oldest living American-born person behind 114-year-old Ruby Clawson and 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones of New York at the time of her death.

Cause of Death: Old age

Born: September 23, 1901

Died: July 29, 2015

Pebble Beach, California