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Isaiah Platt (1860-1931)

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Isaiah Platt (1860-1931) of Isaiah Platt

1860 Born in Wednesbury the son of Samuel Platt

1901 Eliza H Platt 50 and Isaiah Platt 40, engineer and iron founder, employer, lived in Wednesbury[1]

1931 Isaiah Platt, director of Isaiah Platt died age 71.[2]

1931 Obituary [3]

ISAIAH PLATT, O.B.E., who was born in 1860, was the youngest son of the late Mr. Samuel Platt, founder of the firm of Messrs. Samuel Platt, King's Hill Foundry, Wednesbury, with whom he served his time from 1876 to 1881.

He then entered the drawing office, of which he was given sole charge in 1886, and subsequently became a partner.

In 1918 he severed his connexion with the firm and established the firm of Messrs. Isaiah Platt of Wednesbury, where he built up a most successful business.

Mr. Platt was 71 years of age at the time of his death which occurred on 1st August 1931.

He had been a Member of the Institution since 1903.

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