Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Platts in:
 • Sunset Hills Memory Gardens
 • North Canton
 • Stark County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
John Randolph Platt
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: May 9, 1943
Youngstown
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 2004
Clifton Park
Saratoga County
New York, USA

John R. Platt, 61, of Clifton Park, died on Thursday, September 16, 2004 at his home. He was born on May 9, 1943 in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of the late Richard and Eugenia Baker Platt. He graduated from Kent State University in 1965. He was the executive director of EZ Pass Interagency Group and prior to that he was executive director of the New York State Thruway from 1996 until 2003. Mr. Platt actively served on various National Boards and commissions including chairman of the EZ Pass Interagency Group and was also on the board of directors of ITS America and chairman of the I-95 Corridor Coalition. John was a Eucharistic minister and communicant of St. Edward the Confessor Church in Clifton Park, NY.

Funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Church where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home 1550 Rt. 9 in Clifton Park. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Canton, Ohio on Wednesday.

[During summer college breaks John worked for Mahoning County Transportation. After graduation, he worked at Stark County Area Transportation Study (SCATS) in Canton. He headed up the Canton City Community Development Department under Mayor Stanley Cmich.

He worked a year and a half with a private consulting firm in Cleveland, before starting his own company Commmunity Development Planners, working out of Massillon and doing work in OH, PA, VA, and MI for 15 years. He worked as Assistant Director of Transportation Modes (air, rail, water and bikeways) for the Ohio Dept of Transportation. Later he was promoted to Chief of Staff for ODOT. He moved to New York and was Executive Director for the New York State Thruway and Canals for 6 1/2 years and lastly for EZ Pass until his death.] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Edward Platt (1914 - 1990)
  Eugenia Elizabeth Baker Platt (1908 - 1991)
 
Inscription:
Together Forever
 
Burial:
Sunset Hills Memory Gardens
North Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Rick Platt
Originally Created by: quadraticman
Record added: Sep 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76545090
John Randolph Platt
Added by: Rick Platt
 
John Randolph Platt
Added by: quadraticman
 
John Randolph Platt
Added by: quadraticman
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


-
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014

-
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
We miss you, John. You are loved.
- Dave & Jayme
 Added: Sep. 16, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service