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Oldest World War 2 Veteran, Richard Overton, Passed Away

Richard Overton, born on May 11, 1906, was the oldest man in the United States and the oldest living World War 2 veteran. He passed away on December 27th, at the age of 112. Richard Overton died after being hospitalized with pneumonia. In 2013, he was honored by President Barack Obama and he resided in Austin, Texas, until …

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