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John Platt

engineer.

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