Gertrude Baines

 

Age: 115

 

Summary: supercentenarian who lived to be the world's oldest person on a steady diet of crisp bacon, fried chicken, and ice cream, who claimed the title of the world's oldest living person when a 115-year-old Maria de Jesus died in Portugal in January.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack

 

Born: April 6, 1894

 

Died: September 11, 2009

 

Location: Los Angeles, California