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John Platt

John Platt, British engineer. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Institution Civ. Engineers (England).

Background

  • Platt, John was born on June 1, 1864 in Gloucester, England. Son of James and Elizabeth (Waddington) Platt.

  • Education

    • Engineering student University College, London, 1886-1887.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1888. Introduced marine steam turbine into United States Navy and Merchant Marine.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Institution Civ. Engineers (England). Clubs: Engineers (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Bourne Bartlett, 1891. Children: Hilda (Mistress.
    • father: James Platt
    • mother: Elizabeth (Waddington) Platt
    • spouse: Mary Bourne Bartlett
    • child: Hilda (Mrs Platt
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    Born June 1, 1864
    Died April 27, 1942
    (aged 77)
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