John Otis

John Otis

Birth
Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Death 17 Oct 1856 (aged 55)
Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Burial Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 7670668 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7670668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Otis (3 Aug 1801–17 Oct 1856), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7670668, citing Hallowell Village Cemetery, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .