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 Henry Clay Platt

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Henry Clay Platt

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 16 Dec 1904 (aged 65)
Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot S: 3 L: 139 G: 3
Memorial ID 37734526 View Source
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Son of David Platt & Sarah "Sally" Gould; husband of Jennie Dusenberry [d. 1925]; born at New York City, while family was residing in the city; educated at "Ashland Hall" West Bloomfield, N. J. & at Princeton University - class of 1858; lawyer; admitted to the bar in 1863; w/ Van Winkle & Halsey in New York City; 1869-1885 partner in Street & Platt, Huntington, Suffolk County, L. I.; partner in Denshimer, Christie, & Platt in New York City; represented Suffolk County in the New York State Assembly 1864 & 1865; leader in Democratic Party politics; expert in customs law; appointed Ass't U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York by President Grover Cleveland in 1894; member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Huntington; local historian; wrote history of Huntington for the 1876 Centennial; a resident of New York City in 1900; died at Huntington, Suffolk County, L. I.


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  • Created by: David Roberts
  • Added: 31 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37734526
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/37734526/henry-clay-platt : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Clay Platt (25 Oct 1839–16 Dec 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37734526, citing Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by David Roberts (contributor 46847588) .