History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Platt, James Perry
Born March 31, 1851, in Towanda, PA
Died January 26, 1913

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 18, 1902, to a seat vacated by William K. Townsend. Confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1902, and received commission on February 28, 1902. Service terminated on January 26, 1913, due to death.

Yale College, A.B., 1873
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1875

Professional Career:
Private practice, Meriden, Connecticut, 1875-1902
State representative, Connecticut, 1878-1879
City attorney, Meriden, Connecticut, 1879-1893
Judge, Meriden [Connecticut] City Court, 1893-1902


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