Elisha Otis

Elisha Otis bio

Birth Name: Elisha Otis

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: VT

Date Of Birth: August 3, 1811

Date Of Death: April 8, 1861

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Elisha Otis was born on the 3rd of August, 1811. He was known for being a Entrepreneur. Bearded inventor who created and popularized the first modern elevator and founded the Otis Elevator Company.

Elisha Otis was born in VT. He worked as a wagon driver, dollmaker, and mechanic. He demonstrated the safety of his elevators by freefalling in one in a demonstration at the 1854 New York World’s Fair.

Elisha Otis was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Elisha Otis was born in 1810s.

Elisha Otis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Elisha Otis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elisha Otis’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Elisha Otis kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Elisha Otis was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Elisha Otis
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Elisha Otis was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Elisha Otis was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Elisha Otis had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Elisha Otis’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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