Susannah Mushatt Jones

Brooklyn Woman, World’s Oldest Person To Turn 116 Next Week Somebody in Brooklyn is going to be buying a lot of birthday candles. The borough is home to the world's oldest person, and she's about to celebrate another birthday.
Brooklyn DA: No Sense In Forced Premature RetirementAmericans are living longer, and now, some New Yorkers are calling for a new attitude toward older adults.