Goldie Michelson, Russian-born American supercentenarian, Died at 113

Goldie Michelson (née Corash), was born on August 8, 1902, in Elizabethgrad, Russia, and died on July 8, 2016.

She was a Jewish American-Russian supercentenarian.

She lived in the United States.

Her father was Max Corash, a Jewish doctor facing conscription into the Russian army, immigrated to Worcester, Massachusetts from Russia, sending for his wife and children six months after settling in, when Goldie was two years old.

Goldie Michelson attended Pembroke College, which is now part of Brown University, and graduated with a sociology degree in 1924.

In 1936, Michelson earned a Masters degree in sociology from Clark University, after marrying real estate developer David Michelson (d. 1974).

They had one child, a daughter named Renee.

She was married to husband David Michelson and had two brothers.

Goldie Michelson received a congratulatory letter from Senator Susan Collins of Maine on her 108th birthday and the American flag was flown over the White House in honor of her 100th birthday.

She died at her home in Worcester, a month shy of her 114 birthday.

Goldie Michelson died at 113 years old.