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