: Featured in the "Centennial History of Coshocton County, Ohio" by William J. Bahmer, this is a portrait of Major Thomas J. Platt. Platt was born on December 16, 1840, in Coshocton County, Ohio. His father, Thomas Platt Sr., served in Company I of the 69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.) Regiment. Platt served during the Civil War in Company F of the 17th O.V.I. and Company D of the 2nd O.V.I., and by 1863 was appointed Major. On June 20, 1867, Platt married Ella C. Sanger. Throughout his adulthood, he had many business ventures, but retired to West Lafayette where he was one of the organizers of the West Lafayette Bank and became its president. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL05991 Subjects
: Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Republican Party; United States. Congress. House; United States. Congress. Senate Places
: Thomas Platt portrait