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James Otis Jr.

James Otis Jr. Biography

Lawyer


ABOUT
Early advocate of the Patriot views against British injustice that would go on to fuel the flames of the American Revolution.
BEFORE FAME
He graduated from Harvard in 1743 and quickly proceeded to become the top of the Boston legal profession.

FAMILY LIFE
His sister was America's first female playwright, Mercy Otis Warren.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was a patriot, much like Benjamin Franklin.
TRIVIA
He died from being struck by lightning while waiting outside a friend's doorway.

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