George L. Otis

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George Lorenzo Otis
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14th Mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota
In office
Preceded by John S. Prince
Succeeded by Jacob H. Stewart
Member of the Minnesota Senate from the 21st district
In office
Preceded byJohn Nicols
Succeeded byChauncey W. Griggs
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from the 2nd district
In office
Personal details
Born(1829-10-07)October 7, 1829
Homer, New York
DiedMarch 29, 1882(1882-03-29) (aged 52)
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Resting placeOakland Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)Mary Virginia Morrison

George Lorenzo Otis (October 7, 1829 March 29, 1882) was a lawyer and politician in the U.S. state of Minnesota. [1] He served as the 14th mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and also in both houses of the state legislature. [2] [3] Otis ran for Governor of Minnesota in 1869 as a Democrat, but lost to Republican Horace Austin, receiving 46.6% of the vote. [4]

Otis was born in Homer, New York to Isaac Otis (1798–1853) and Caroline Abigail Curtiss in 1829. He married Mary Virginia Morrison in 1858. [1]

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  2. "St. Paul Mayors" (PDF). Saint Paul Public Library. Archived from the original on November 2, 2004. Retrieved 2007-10-03.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
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  4. "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 02, 1869" . Retrieved May 7, 2016.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Charles Eugene Flandrau
Democratic nominee for Governor of Minnesota
Succeeded by
Winthrop Young