Grand Yeoman of York Officers

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Photo of Donald D Olvey Donald D Olvey Grand Director General
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Don Olvey was born September 28, 1941 in Mattoon, Illinois He has been happily married to Nina Neel Olvey for over 55 years. They have one daughter Christine Clark (Mark) and three grandchildren, of whom they are extremely proud. Sarah is a school teacher, in North Salem. Matt was recently discharged from the U.S. Marine Corp.…

Photo of Archie R Smallwood Archie R Smallwood Grand Deputy Director General

Born: Archie R. Paulin • Deaconess Hospital • Northwestern Parkway & Portland Avenue • Louisville, Kentucky

Adopted—at age 13 • Archie R. Smallwood • Father—William Herman Smallwood • Mother—Leora Burkhead Smallwood

Early childhood grew up in Louisville, Kentucky later childhood grew up in Big Clifty, Kentucky in Grayson County.

School

  • Mill Creek Elementary school – Louisville, Kentucky
  • Graham Elementary School – Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kerrick Elementary School – Louisville, Kentucky
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Photo of Bobby J Roberts Bobby J Roberts Secretary- Treasurer

Biography

Bobby was born on November 28th, 1939 to George and Mabel Roberts in Marked Tree, Arkansas. He has one sister, Kay Patricia. He attended Muncie Community Schools, Michigan University, and Ball State University, and spent 24 years in the United States Marine Corps and is  General Motors Retiree. He married Willa Fay Roberts and they had three children.…

Photo of Jack Sandler Jack Sandler Grand Master of Ceremonies
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BIOGRAPHY OF JACK SANDLER

Jack was born on December 27,1933 in Indianapolis, In. to Jack and Ethel Sandler. He has one brother (deceased.) He attended Howe High School and Valparaiso Tech where he matriculated in electrical engineering. He served several apprentice ships including Tool and Die, Gage making, Special Machine Building and Plastic Injection and Die Cast Molds.…

Photo of Michael C Anderson Michael C Anderson
Photo of Lloyd E Atterson Sr. Lloyd E Atterson Sr. Grand Adjutant

Born November 5, 1946 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Enlisted in the United States Army November 6, 1963 and after 26 years retired as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. Has received many citations and commendations for his ability to lead others. His assignments have taken him to three tours in Germany, Viet Nam and many Army Post in the United States.…

Photo of Paul W Friend Paul W Friend Grand Recorder

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY

Born June 14, 1943, the eighth child of Arthur and Berniece Friend on a farm in Auburn, IN. Graduated as Valedictorian from Riverdale High School (St. Joe, IN) in 1961. Continued schooling at Purdue University with a BS in Agriculture Education and MS in Extension Education. Married Inger Gardin in 1967 and have 2 sons and 1 daughter – now with 7 grandchildren.…