Anna W. Dickinson is Married in Illinois to Richard B. Platt

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 10 — Miss Anna Wilson Dickinson and Richard Booth Platt were married here this afternoon in a ceremony performed at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit by the Rev. Dr. Herbert Anderson of the First Presbyterian Church.

The bride, who wore an Empire‐styled long‐sleeved gown of ivory silk brocade, was attended by her sister, Miss Amy T. Dickinson, as maid of honor. Jeremy B. Platt was his brother’s best man.

Mrs. Platt, a graduate of St. Timothy’s and Smith College, was presented at the Passavant Cotillion in 1967. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Reynolds Dickinson Jr. Her father, a lawyer in Chicago, is president of the Zoological Society there.

The bridegroom, who was graduated from Andover and Yale University, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Platt 2d of Greenwich, Conn. His father is counsel to the law firm of Bleakley, Platt, Schmidt, Hart & Fritz in New York, president of the Greenwich Library, and a vice president of the Greenwich Hospital.

The bride is the grand daughter of Mrs. Robert W. Knowles of Beverly Farms, Mass., and the late Mr. Knowles.

Her husband, who is developing plastics for the new Polyproducts Corporation in Detroit, is the grandson of Mrs. Livingston Platt of Rye, N. Y., and the late Mr. Platt, who was a lawyer in New York. He is the grandson also of Mrs. Frederic G. Achelis of Greenwich and the late Mr. Achelis, who was president of the American Hard Rubber Company.

He is a descendant of Richard Platt, who helped found the New Haven Colony in 1637.

The couple will make their home in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.”
-Excerpt and (top) image courtesy of the New York Times, Times Machine, “Anna W. Dickinson Is Married In Illinois to Richard B. Platt,” Special to The New York Times, photograph by Stuart-Rodgers, Sunday, October 11, 1970

-Image courtesy of, The Chicago Tribune, Saturday, December 23, 1967

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