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COL John Grant Otis
Birth: Feb. 10, 1838
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1916
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Born in Danby, Vermont, he was admitted to the bar in 1859 and opened a law practice in Topeka, Kansas. At the start of the Civil War, he assisted in recruiting the first black regiment of Kansas in 1862. In February 1863, he was promoted Colonel paymaster general of the Governor's military staff and served for the remainder of the war. After the war, he served as State agent of the Grange, 1873 to 1875 and was elected as a Populist to the Fifty-second Congress in 1891, serving until 1893. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Harris Foster Otis (1816 - 1861)
  Elizabeth Haviland Otis (1817 - 1841)
  Bina A. Numan Otis (1847 - 1926)*
  John Foster Otis (1875 - 1923)*
  Alida Florence Otis True (1878 - 1943)*
  Bina A. Otis McKibben (1891 - 1956)*
  James Lawrence Otis (____ - 1872)**
  William H. Otis (____ - 1860)*
  John Grant Otis (1838 - 1916)
  Sarah Rogers Otis Eddy (1839 - 1919)*
  Semantha Vail Otis Dudley (1846 - 1908)**
  Margaret Elizabeth Otis Walker (1850 - 1929)**
  Lydia Maria Otis Barber (1852 - 1934)**
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Topeka Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: sect 9
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Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Mar 21, 2002
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COL John Grant Otis
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COL John Grant Otis
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
Rest in peace brave soldier
- bedbugsmith
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012

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