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Richard Arvin Overton Biography

Biography &
Original/Real Name Richard Arvin Overton
Nickname Richard Overtone
Occupation Army Man
Birthplace  Bastrop County, Texas
Nationality American
Age 112 years
Date of Birth  May 11, 1906
 Hometown  Bastrop County, Texas
Caste Not Known
Zodiac Sign Unknown
Debut Unknown

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Hair Color White
Eye’s Color Brown


Family and Relatives

Father’s Name Gentry Overton, Sr.
Mother’s Name Elizabeth Franklin Overton Waters
Brother’s Name Unknown
 Sisters Not known
Religion Christianity


Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends 

Military Awards Combat Infantryman Badge, American Defense Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal
Marital Status  Married Twice
Spouse/wife Novella Prince
Son Unknown
Daughter Unknown
Education Qualification and Schooling/College
School Unknown
College/ University Austin Community College
Educational Qualification Honorary associate degree


Richard Overton Biography: Age, Education, Death, Height, Birth, Family, and Wiki

Richard Arvin Overton was born on May 11, 1906, is an American supercentenarian. He was the oldest verified surviving U.S. war military veteran as a member of the United States Army and the oldest living man in the United States and was 112 years old. In 2013 he was honored by President Barack Obama.

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A veteran who saw service during World War 2  during 1940 and 1945, Overton has resided at the same residence since 1945 in the home he built in East Austin, Texas. He has been the subject of a short film documentary and also has a garden at a VA outpatient clinic named in his honor.

Early Life

Overton was inducted into the United States military, at the age of 24, on September 3, 1940, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. [1]

Overton was born in St Marys Colony, Bastrop County, Texas a black farming community to Gentry Overton, Sr. and Elizabeth Franklin Overton Waters. He was the fourth child out of ten. His father’s paternal grandfather, John Overton, Jr., was white and a son of Judge John Overton. He is of African-American, English and Irish descent.

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