- Elisha Graves,1811–61, U.S. inventor.
- Harrison Gray,1837–1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher.
- James,1725–83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase “Taxation without representation” (brother of Mercy Otis Warren).
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for otis
Otis, who tells me he was called “Saladin” on the inside, has taken an almost tragically circuitous route in getting here.
Identity issues seem to have dogged Otis since his troubles began.
I meet Otis J. the night he arrives at “The Castle,” a West Harlem halfway house for newly-released convicts.
Otis says he was wearing a tan jacket similar to one described by witnesses.
Otis Moss, Jr., the noted African-American civil rights leader and confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., concurred.Religious Leaders Hail Obama’s New Ambassador
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He was also connected with the banking firm of Wicks, Otis & Brownell.Cleveland Past and Present
There is much to relieve the remark of Mayor Otis from exaggeration.
The first Otis elevators were moved by steam or hydraulic power.The Age of Invention
This is Otis's great service to the cause of the Revolution.The Siege of Boston
But not until they had sent for Otis H. Mann, and put the case strongly to him.A Woman for Mayor
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