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Richard Overton Bio: Richard Arvin Overton (May 11, 1906 – December 27, 2018) was an American supercentenarian who at age 112 years, 230 days was the oldest verified surviving U.S. World War II veteran and oldest living man in the United States. He served in the United States Army. In 2013, he was honored by President Barack Obama. Richard Overton resided in Austin, Texas, until his death.
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Richard Overton was born in Bastrop County, Texas, to Gentry Overton, Sr. (1877–1920) and Elizabeth Franklin Overton Waters (1876–1939)
Richard Overton enlisted into the U.S. military on September 3, 1940 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Richard Overton served in the South Pacific from 1940 through 1945, including stops in Hawaii, Guam, Palau and Iwo Jima. Richard Overton left the U.S. Army in October 1945 as a technician fifth grade.
Richard Overton worked at local furniture stores before taking a position with the Texas Department of the Treasury (now part of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts) in Austin. Richard Overton was married twice but never had children.
Richard Overton Death Cause
Richard Overton, believed to have been the oldest man in the US, has died in Texas at the age of 112.
Richard Overton, who was also thought to have been the oldest US veteran of the second world war, had been admitted to hospital with pneumonia but was released on Christmas Eve. Richard Overton died on Thursday evening, according to a family member.
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