Otis Smith (1893 - 1986)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Otis Smith’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Otis so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Otis’s biography.

Otis Smith Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Otis Smith and his immediate Smith family. Add to Otis Smith's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Otis.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Otis Smith? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Otis finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Otis attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Otis did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Otis Smith is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Otis's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Otis's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Otis a religious man? Add Otis’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Otis during various points of his life.

Timeline

1893 - In the year that Otis Smith was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

1946 - By the time he was 53 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

1955 - He was 62 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1984 - Otis was 91 years old when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

1986 - In the year of Otis Smith's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

Otis Smith Family Tree

Who was Otis’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Otis’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Otis's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Otis Smith
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Otis's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Otis Smith is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Otis Smith passed away in May 1986 at age 93. There is no listed cause of death for Otis. He was born on March 6, 1893. We have no information about Otis's family or relationships. We know that Otis Smith had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Memories

What do you remember about Otis Smith? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Otis is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Otis Smith

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources