Alfred Shires Platt

15 May 1917–15 February 1997 (Age 79)
Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Alfred Shires

When Alfred Shires Platt was born on 15 May 1917, in Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Alfred Shires Platt, was 22 and his mother, Isabel Elizabeth Hiller, was 18. He married Shirley Rose Lomax on 12 January 1941, in Washington Mills, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States. He lived in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1930 and New York Mills, Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 15 February 1997, in Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Whitesboro, Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Alfred Shires Platt
1917–1997
Shirley Rose Lomax
1919–1990
Marriage: 12 January 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1941
Washington Mills, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred S Platt in household of Alfred S Platt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred S Platt in household of Alfred S Platt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred Platt in household of Alfred S Platt, "United States Census, 1930"

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