1038. Robert Swanton Platt30 was born on 4 December 1891 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He died on 1 March 1964 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. He lived in 10820 Drew St., Morgan Park, Chicago, IL. Article about his house in the Chicago Tribune, Aug. 1, 1963. Robert appears in in Who's Who in America Vol. 28, 1954-55, pg. 2133-34 He was a geographer. Author of Latin America: Countrysides and United Regions. Macmillan, 1949 (?) and Field Study in American Geography. Univ. of Chicago, 1959
"Mary [Jenkins] and I drove to Chicago University and tried to find Robert Platt, Asst. Prof., Geography, Rosenwald Hall; was not in his office"
Robert Swanton Platt and Harriet McClellan shanks were married on 30 December 1922 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Married at the Holy Nativity Episcopal Church Harriet McClellan shanks was born on 8 November 1899 in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 21 June 1979 in Bloomington, Monroe Co., IN.
Robert Swanton Platt and Harriet McClellan shanks had the following children: