Emma Hough on her 111th birthday.
|Birth:||2 December 1904|
Fayette County, Iowa, USA
|Death:||18 June 2016|
Sumner, Iowa, USA
|Age:||111 years, 199 days|
Emma Margaret Hough (née Burkhart; 2 December 1904 – 18 June 2016) was an American supercentenarian. She was one of the oldest living people (if not the oldest) in Iowa at the time of her death.
Emma Hough was born Emma Margaret Burkhart on 2 December 1904 in Iowa, United States as the daughter of Albert Burkhart and Sarah (née Lanterbach) Burkhart. She graduated from school in 1926, having degrees in English and Biology. In 1928, she married Charles Hough, also from Iowa. They both worked as teachers. Charles died in 1981 aged 77 or 78. The couple never had any children.
Hough died on 18 June 2016 in Sumner, Iowa, aged 111 years, 199 days.