Biography - A Short Wiki
Early advocate of the Patriot views against British injustice that would go on to fuel the flames of the American Revolution.
He graduated from Harvard in 1743 and quickly proceeded to become the top of the Boston legal profession.
He died from being struck by lightning while waiting outside a friend’s doorway.
How did James Otis Jr. die?
James Otis Jr.'s death was caused by lightning strike.
On May 23, 1783, Otis died as a result of being struck by lightning while watching a thunderstorm from the doorway of a friend’s home.
|Cause of death||Lightning strike|
|Age of death||58 years|
|Birthday||February 5, 1725|
|Death date||May 23, 1783|
|Place of death||Andover, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|