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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How to use Otis in a sentence
Plus, they’re inefficient and not designed to heat a room, Otis says.The safest ways to stay warm during a power outage | John Kennedy | February 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
In recent weeks, in a move that caught many by surprise, the CPSC began to negotiate with Otis on the terms of a voluntary safety recall of its home elevators.
Attempt to warn public about home elevator dangers sparks CPSC riftFor years, Otis had distinguished itself among elevator companies by issuing warnings about the danger and fixing many of its products.
Otis is offering to repair for free its Otis or CemcoLift brand elevators from certain years that contain the hazard.
The Facebook page affiliated with the Wolverines group had around 3,000 likes and was active until at least the end of August, according to the Alethea Group’s Otis.Michigan kidnapping plot, like so many other extremist crimes, foreshadowed on social media | Craig Timberg, Isaac Stanley-Becker | October 8, 2020 | Washington Post
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.
"I wish the old homes of England had electric lights," thought Miss Otis, with a sigh.
For Isabel Otis the genius loci had a more powerful and enduring magnetism than any man or woman she had ever known.
Two years before her death Mrs. Otis was glad to bury her mortification and misery in Rosewater.
James Otis recovered from a temporary fit of insanity only to grow strangely suspicious of Samuel Adams.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
General Otis sent frequent cablegrams to Washington expressing his belief that the war would soon come to an end.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman