Ann Samuels

 

 

Age: 105

 

Summary: eldest member of the Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) Tribe of Native Americans who lived for 66 years on the Nez Perce Indian reservation near Lapwai, where she launched the yearly Antelope Run (which commemorates long-distance runners in tribal history named for her grandfather) by presenting a staff for the lead runner to pass in a relay throughout the 31-mile duration.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: April 18, 1901

 

Died: February 4, 2006

 

Location: Plummer, Idaho