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OVERSTREET (Soundex O162) — See also BERSTRESSER, BRADSTREET, COVERSTON, COVERSTONE, DOVERSPIKE, HEMSTREET, HIGHSTREET, HOVERSON, LANDSTREET, LONGSTREET, OVERSETH, OVERSTOLZ, SCHOVERS, SHOVERS, STANSTREET, STONESTREET, STREET, STREETER, STREETON, STREETOR, STREETS, STREETT, STREETZ, VANOVERSCHELDE, WANSTREET, WATERSTREET.

  OVERSTREET: See also Irlo Overstreet Bronson — William Clarence Irwin — Archibald Battle Lovett
  Overstreet, Arthur — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Bill See W. D. Overstreet
  Overstreet, E. K. — of Sylvania, Screven County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, E. L. D. — of Florida. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of Irlo Bronson, Jr. (1936-).
  Political family: Bronson family of Florida.
  Overstreet, Ernest — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, G. M. See Gabriel Monroe Overstreet, Jr.
  Overstreet, Gabriel Monroe, Jr. (1842-1897) — also known as G. M. Overstreet, Jr. — of Franklin, Johnson County, Ind. Born in Johnson County, Ind., May 26, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Died in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., November 2, 1897 (age 55 years, 160 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Madison Overstreet (1812-1845) and Melissa Orlinday (McClure) Overstreet; married, June 18, 1873, to Bell Pruitt (died 1876); married, December 13, 1877, to Ida O. Riker (1856-1942); first cousin of Jesse Overstreet (1859-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Overstreet, Harry — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Henry — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Postmaster at Orlando, Fla., 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Henry Griffith (1850-1918) — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Calhoun, McLean County, Ky., July 17, 1850. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896; member of Kentucky state house of representatives; elected 1909; member of Kentucky state senate; elected 1913. Methodist. Died in Daviess County, Ky., July 22, 1918 (age 68 years, 5 days). Interment at St. Alphonus Cemetery, West Louisville, Ky.
  Overstreet, J. W. — of Wadley, Jefferson County, Ga. Member of Georgia state board of education 6th District, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, James (1773-1822) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1773. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1819-22; died in office 1822. Died in 1822 (age about 49 years). Interment at Savitz Cemetery at Mt. Zion Reformed Church, China Grove, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Overstreet, James Whetstone (1866-1938) — also known as James W. Overstreet — of Sylvania, Screven County, Ga. Born in Screven County, Ga., August 28, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1898-99; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1906-07, 1917-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Died in 1938 (age about 71 years). Interment at Sylvania Cemetery, Sylvania, Ga.
  Relatives: Married 1902 to Dicie Nunnally.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Overstreet, Jesse (1859-1910) — of Franklin, Johnson County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., December 14, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1895-1909 (5th District 1895-97, 7th District 1897-1909); defeated, 1908. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 27, 1910 (age 50 years, 164 days). Entombed at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Gabriel Monroe Overstreet (1819-1907) and Sarah Lucinda (Morgan) Overstreet (1828-1915); married, June 7, 1898, to Katherine Crump; first cousin of Gabriel Monroe Overstreet, Jr. (1842-1897).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Overstreet, Kris — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 18th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Overstreet, M. F. — of Durant, Bryan County, Okla. Mayor of Durant, Okla., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Morris L. — Democrat. Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals; elected 1992; candidate in primary for Texas state attorney general, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Overstreet, Raymond — of Liberty, Casey County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 52nd District; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Overstreet, Russell — of Cartersville, Haskell County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Samuel L. — U.S. Attorney for Oklahoma, 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, Silas T. — of Suwannee County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Suwannee County, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Overstreet, W. D. — also known as Bill Overstreet — of Juneau, Alaska. Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1976-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Overstreet, William — of York, York County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916. Burial location unknown.


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