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James Henry Platt Jr.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 2nd district
January 27, 1870 – March 3, 1875
|Preceded by||John Millson (1861)|
|Succeeded by||John Goode|
|Chairman of the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds|
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
|Preceded by||George Armstrong Halsey|
|Succeeded by||William Steele Holman|
July 13, 1837|
Saint John, Colony of New Brunswick
|Died||August 13, 1894
Clear Creek County, Colorado
|Resting place||Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado|
|Alma mater||University of Vermont|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||3rd Vermont Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
James Henry Platt Jr. (July 13, 1837 – August 13, 1894) was an American physician, politician and businessman. After participating in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1868, Platt represented Virginia's 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms, from 1870 to 1875.
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