John Henry Overall, Jr.

Male 1881 - 1940  (59 years)


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  • Name John Henry Overall 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 28 Feb 1881  [1
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1J5R-KLG 
    Census 1930  Ladue, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 1E88688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000060E6 
    Died 30 Mar 1940  Ladue, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I336  Scudder
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2005 

    Family Martha Cupples Scudder,   b. 2 Oct 1886, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married 25 May 1910  St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    _UID E386688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100002318 
    Children 
     1. Amelia Cupples Overall
     2. John Henry Overall, II,   b. 10 Apr 1913, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1967, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Maude Scudder Overall,   b. 11 Jun 1918, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1994, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1930, John was a lawyer with his own law firm in St. Louis. He was a graduate of Yale University in the class of 1902, and of Washington University Law School in the class of 1904. He began the practice of law with the firm of Judson, Green & Henry, and later opened his own office in the Federal Commerce Trust Building. During World War I, he was head of the War Trade Board in St. Louis.

      John maintained a summer home at Southampton, Long Island, and was a member of the National Golf Club of Long Island, and the Racquet Club of Long Island, and the Racquet Club of New York, as well as a member of the St. Louis Country Club, Racquet Club, and Noonday Club. His paternal grandmother, Mrs. Wilson Lee Overall, was one of he first women newspaper owners and publishers in the United States, publishing the Gazette in St. Charles. His mother, Mary Rollins, was the daughter of James S. Rollins, founder of the University of Missouri.

      John had been suffering from a nervous condition and had been under the care of a physician for a couple of months. Early in the morning, he went to a downstairs washroom and shot himself in the chest with a shotgun, killing himself instantly.

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).
      Submitted by: Bill Hamm, 709 N. Southwest, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401. Submission: #AF95-112674

    2. [S469] Letter, Roberta Kloos to Chris Scudder, Kloos, Roberta, (letter, 1986).