Lewis Platt’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 11, 1941

Death Date

Sep 8, 2005

Age of Death

64 years

Cause of Death

Brain Aneurysm

Place of Death

Sep 8, 2005


Business Executive

The business executive Lewis Platt died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Notable for increasing Hewlett-Packard’s revenue by nearly two hundred percent during his time with the computer company, Platt replaced John A. Young as C.E.O. and David Packard as Chairman of the Board in the early 1990s.

With his first wife, Susan, he had daughters named Caryn and Laura; following his wife’s death of cancer in 1981, he was a single parent to his young children. He and his second wife, Joan, raised two more daughters: Amanda and Hillary.

On September 8, 2005, Platt died of a brain aneurysm at his home in Petaluma, California. He was 64.