Born in Oklahoma on July 30, 1903. Overstreet moved to California with his family in 1904. In 1928 he settled in Berkeley where for 35 years he was a professor of soil chemistry at UC. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1945. He died in Berkeley on Oct. 8, 1968. Exh: Bay Region AA, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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