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John Otis
Birth: 1801
Death: 1856

US Congressman. Born in Leeds, Maine, he graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1823; studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Hallowell, Maine, in 1826. He was member of the Maine State House of Representatives in 1841, a member of the Northeastern Boundary Commission in 1842, served in the Maine State Senate in 1842 and again as a member of the Maine State house of Representatives, (1846-47). In 1849, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress, serving until 1851. After his term he retired from public service and died at the age of 55 in Hallowell, Maine. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ellen Grant Otis (____ - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Maria Otis Merrick (1834 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hallowell Village Cemetery
Hallowell
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2003
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