Otis Lewis (1944 - 1991)

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Otis Lewis
1944 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Otis Lewis was born on April 29, 1944. He died on February 21, 1991 at 46 years old.

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Otis Lewis died on February 21, 1991 at 46 years old. He was born on April 29, 1944. We have no information about Otis's surviving family.
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In 1944, in the year that Otis Lewis was born, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1950, when he was only 6 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1976, by the time he was 32 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1983, Otis was 39 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1991, in the year of Otis Lewis's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Otis H Lewis
Born: around 1917
Florida, United States
Otis G Jr Lewis
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1913
Idaho, United States
Otis A Lewis
Born: around 1907
California, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1922
Michigan, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1925
United States
Otis L Lewis
Born: around 1910
United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1907
Ohio, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
Otis E Lewis
Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States
Otis E Lewis
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States
Otis L Lewis
Born: around 1924
Florida, United States
Otis J Lewis
Born: around 1922
Tennessee, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1922
Mississippi, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1916
North Carolina, United States
Otis L Lewis
Born: around 1922
Virginia, United States
Otis J Lewis
Born: around 1919
Virginia, United States
Otis Lewis
Born: around 1908
Virginia, United States
Otis R Lewis
Born: around 1908
New York, United States

Other Lewises

Samuel C Lewis
Dec 2, 1943 - May 2, 1996
Gulfport, MS
Frank Lewis
Oct 11, 1942 - January 1983
Los Angeles, California
Eugene Lewis
May 5, 1943 - Aug 23, 2001
Tylertown, MS
Chanie Lewis
Sep 28, 1902 - October 1984
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Doretha Lewis
Apr 6, 1908 - Mar 20, 2001
Saint Louis, MO
Mattie L Lewis
Dec 21, 1919 - May 29, 2011
Oakland, CA
L Lewis
Feb 28, 1949 - February 1982
Benjamin Lewis
Feb 5, 1894 - June 1967
Jackson, Mississippi
M M Lewis
Jan 1, 1944 - Mar 15, 1994
Barbara Lewis
Jul 4, 1945 - January 1983
Annie B Lewis
Aug 11, 1918 - Sep 15, 1996
Hattiesburg, MS
James Edward Lewis
Aug 29, 1948 - Jan 7, 2010
Fresno, California
Wendell Lewis
Dec 8, 1945 - Feb 16, 2010
McComb, MS
Johnny Lewis
Feb 14, 1914 - June 1978
Natchez, Mississippi
Doris J Lewis
Jun 11, 1939 - Aug 28, 2011
Rolling Fork, MS
Clarence Lewis
Jan 1, 1899 - May 1972
Madison, Mississippi
Pervis Lewis
Feb 27, 1922 - Sep 26, 1999
Carthage, MS
Jimmie L Lewis
May 14, 1946 - Aug 28, 2004
Braxton, MS
Catherine Lewis
Apr 28, 1944 - Jun 3, 2003
Whitfield, MS
J E Lewis
Dec 14, 1944 - Apr 15, 1988
Picayune, MS

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Jan 22, 1899 - February 1973
Gulfport, Mississippi
Lucy M Purifoy
Jun 13, 1935 - Jun 22, 2011
Mobile, AL
Catheryne O Watson
Nov 4, 1943 - Jan 20, 2003
Chicago, IL
Bobby E Mixon
Jun 2, 1944 - Jun 18, 2011
Sumrall, MS
Robert L Johnson
May 23, 1943 - May 2, 2010
Hurley, MS
Lydia B Omara
Feb 5, 1906 - Jan 31, 1991
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Arthur Krause
Apr 28, 1901 - September 1974
Biloxi, Mississippi
Karl Hans
Jan 16, 1896 - March 1973
Biloxi, Mississippi
Leander Burea Morgan Iii
Dec 9, 1945 - Sep 9, 1986
Donald L Hassel
May 30, 1943 - Sep 2, 1987
Dallas A Jones
Sep 24, 1946 - Sep 26, 2007
Texas
Teresa B Mcgrath
Dec 23, 1945 - Sep 11, 2001
Olympia, WA
Lorraine A Rainey
Nov 29, 1943 - Oct 10, 2008
Fayetteville, GA
Gloria Acker
Sep 11, 1946 - November 1986
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
Jessie M Robinson
Dec 25, 1941 - Dec 15, 1995
Los Angeles, CA
Anthony Stewart
Apr 5, 1946 - July 1983
Gulfport, Mississippi
Joan M Williams
Aug 9, 1940 - Nov 6, 2009
Gulfport, MS
Willie G Perryman
Apr 27, 1944 - Apr 4, 2011
Grand Bay, AL
Anna P Bell
Dec 15, 1918 - Feb 5, 1994
Long Beach, MS
Harry D Burney
Dec 9, 1943 - Dec 31, 2002
Ocean Springs, MS
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