Frank R. Platt

15 October 1917–25 August 2001 (Age 83)
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Frank R.

When Frank R. Platt was born on 15 October 1917, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, his father, Fred Clarence Platt, was 24 and his mother, Vivian O. Bishop, was 25. He married Beatrice Leona Thorpe on 12 September 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hapeville, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1589, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 25 August 2001, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Frank R. Platt
1917–2001
Beatrice Leona Thorpe
1923–2003
Marriage: 12 September 1945
Joan Beatrice Platt
1948–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1945
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 1

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Platt or Platt Bridge in Lancashire, named in Middle English with Old French plat ‘flat’, ‘thin’ ( see Platte ), in the dialect sense ‘plank bridge’.2 English: topographic name from Middle English plat ‘plot of land’, ‘piece of ground’ (Old English plætt).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Frank R Platt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank Richard Platt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank Platt in household of Fred C Platt, "United States Census, 1940"

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