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Zephaniah Platt
Birth: May 27, 1735
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1807
Plattsburgh
Clinton County
New York, USA

US Continental Congressman. He received a formal education, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Poughkeepsie, New York. He was a member of the New York Provincial Congress (1775-77) a member of the council of safety in 1777 and served in the New York State Senate, (1777-83). He founded the town of Plattsburg, New York in 1784 and was elected to the Continental Congress in 1785, serving until 1786. After his term, he was a delegate to the New York State constitutional convention in 1788, continued the practice of law and was a regent of the New York State University from 1791, until his death at age 72. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Van Wyck Platt (1742 - 1809)*
 
 Children:
  Jonas Platt (1769 - 1834)*
  William Pitt Platt (1771 - 1835)*
  Robert Platt (1778 - 1858)*
  Levi Platt (1782 - 1849)*
  James Platt (1788 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Plattsburgh
Clinton County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Oct 23, 2005
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Zephaniah Platt
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