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army officer

Elwell Stephen Otis, American army officer. Member of the United States Philippine Commission, 1899. Assigned to command Department of the Lakes, headquarters Chicago, on October 29, 1900. Residence: Rochester, New York.

Background

Otis, Elwell Stephen was born on March 25, 1838 in Frederick City. Maryland. Son of William and Mary A. C. (Late) Otis.

Education

Graduated from the University of Rochester, 1858.

Career

Major general vols; major general United States of America, June 16, 1900. Major general, February 4, 1899, for mil. Assigned to duty in San Francisco, May 19, 1898, mobilizing and shipping troops to P.I.

General Merritt as comdg. General United States Philippine forces and governor of islands, Aug. Assigned to command Department of the Lakes, headquarters Chicago, on Oct.

Membership

Member of the United States Philippine Commission, 1899. Assigned to command Department of the Lakes, headquarters Chicago, on October 29, 1900. Residence: Rochester, New York.

Connections

father:
William Otis

mother:
Mary A. C. (Late) Otis