Samuel Platt (1812 – May 5, 1887) was a Canadian brewer and politician. He was born in Ireland in 1812 and immigrated to Canada in 1827.
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Toronto East
|Preceded by||John O'Donohoe|
|Succeeded by||John Small|
|Died||May 5, 1887 (aged 74–75)|
Platt married a Miss Lockett in 1836.
He served as a councillor for St. Lawrence Ward from 1845 to 1851, followed by a two-year term as an alderman for St. David's Ward in 1853 and 1854.
In 1872, Platt was one of four citizens appointed to the Water Commission, which supervised the construction of the city's waterworks before disbanding in 1877.
Platt also served as a director of the Consumers Gas Company.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- CITY OF TORONTO BY-LAW No. 282-1999 To designate the property at 337 Jarvis Street (Samuel Platt House) as being of architectural and historical value or interest.
- Samuel Platt – Parliament of Canada biography