James Otis Jr.

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Birthday
5, 1725
Birthplace
Barnstable, MA
Death Date
May 23, 1783 (58)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1725
Birthplace
Barnstable, MA
Death Date
May 23, 1783 (58)

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.

Trivia

He died from being struck by lightning while waiting outside a friend's doorway.

Family Life

His sister was America's first female playwright, Mercy Otis Warren.

Associated With

He was a patriot, much like Benjamin Franklin.