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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
This is him when he was in the service.......

"Overton, was born in Bastrop County, Texas to Gentry Overton and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Franklin. His father's paternal grandfather, John Overton Jr., was white, and the son of John Overton. He served in the South Pacific from 1942 through 1945, including stops in Hawaii, Guam, Palau and Iwo Jima. He left the U.S. Army in October 1945 as Sergeant ."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Arvine_Overton

3 posted on 05/05/2015 2:36:41 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (B. Hussein Obama: 17 acts of Treason and counting.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Impressive record, but all the places in the South Pacific they mention (Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Iwo Jima) are north of the equator.


4 posted on 05/05/2015 2:47:28 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Impressive record, but all the places in the South Pacific they mention (Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Iwo Jima) are north of the equator.


5 posted on 05/05/2015 2:47:28 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Impressive record, but all the places in the South Pacific they mention (Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Iwo Jima) are north of the equator.


6 posted on 05/05/2015 2:47:28 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

His father’s paternal grandfather, John Overton Jr., was white, and the son of John Overton.

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Fascinating stuff. The Overtons go back to Andrew Jackson confidantes and became one of Tennessee’s wealthiest and most influential families so I am curious now from where the black side would have come.


10 posted on 05/05/2015 3:42:42 PM PDT by erlayman
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