Lytle, Otis Marion (1895-1962) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Lytle, Otis Marion (1895-1962)
Variant Name: Otis M. Lytle, O. M. Lytle
Historical Note: Otis Marion Lytle was the youngest of six children born to Thomas J. Lytle (1852-1930) and Araminta Rosebough (1860-1905). Raised in Wayne City, Illinois, Otis was listed as a shoeshine boy in the 1910 census, living with his sister Alma Lytle Irvin (1881-1941). After following his brother William to southern California, Otis enlisted in the United States Navy in 1917 and was assigned to the base hospital corps. In 1930, Otis was married with a young son, living in Kent, Ohio.
Sources: Census records, online genealogical sources.
Note Author: Aaron M. Lisec