Biographical Sketches: O Surnames
John Martin Philip Otts
Otts, John Martin Philip, clergyman, author, was born June 7, 1838, in Union, S. C. He is a presbyterian minister of Knoxville, Tenn. He is the author of Nicodemus with Jesus; Light and Life for a Dead World; The Southern Pen and Pulpit; Inter-denominational Literature; The Gospel of Honesty; Laconisms; The Fifth Gospel; Unsettled Questions; At Mother's Knee; and Christ and the Cherubim. He died in 1901 in Knoxville, Tenn. Source: Thomas William Herringshaw, editor, Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography, volume I V (Chicago, Illinois: American Publishers' Association, 1909), 352.