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Thelma McLeod
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Thelma McLeod on her 109th birthday
Birth: 13 February 1907
Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
Age:

111 years, 6 days

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Unvalidated

Thelma McLeod (born 13 February 1907) is an Australian supercentenarian who is currently unvalidated. She has been the oldest living Australian-born person since the death of Marjorie Cooke on 1 September 2017.

Biography

McLeod was born in Coolgardie, Western Australia. She was the daughter of a butcher. She met her husband, Colin, on a blind date in the 1920s and they married in 1934.

McLeod moved to a care home in Cottesloe, Western Australia, in December 2001. She has had two hip replacements since, the most recent of which was in April 2015 when she was 108. McLeod has five grandchildren and at least nine great-grandchildren.

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