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James Henry Platt Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 2nd district
In office
January 27, 1870 – March 3, 1875
Preceded by John Millson (1861)
Succeeded by John Goode
Chairman of the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Preceded by George Armstrong Halsey
Succeeded by William Steele Holman
Personal details
Born (1837-07-13)July 13, 1837
Saint John, Colony of New Brunswick
Died August 13, 1894(1894-08-13) (aged 57)
Clear Creek County, Colorado
Resting place Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Vermont
Profession businessman
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Branch/service Union Army
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
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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