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Joseph Swan Platt, American lawyer. Member commissioner’s advising committee Internal Revenue Service, 1953-1955; Fellow American, Ohio bar founds.; member American, Ohio, Columbus bar associations, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Platt, Joseph Swan was born on January 8, 1902 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Rutherford Hayes and Maryette (Smith) Platt.

Education

Graduate Hotchkiss School, 1920. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1924. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard, 1927.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1927, since practiced in Columbus. Partner firm Porter, Wright, Morris and Arthur and predecessor firms, 1946-1981. With American Automobile Association, 1933-1934, Board Economics Warfare, 1943.

Chief criminal and compromise sects. tax div. Department Justice, 1944-1946. Lecturer, Adjunct Professor College Law, Ohio State University, 1946-1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member commissioner’s advising committee Internal Revenue Service, 1953-1955. Fellow American, Ohio bar founds. Member American, Ohio, Columbus bar associations, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Margaret Hubbell Day, February 24, 1930. Children: Emily (Mistress.

father:
Rutherford Hayes Platt

mother:
Maryette (Smith) Platt

spouse:
Margaret Hubbell Day

child:
Emily (Mrs Platt