About Earl Plato


Earl Plato is a graduate of McMaster University with a B.A. in History and has a M.Sc.Ed with History options from Buffalo State University.

He proudly wears the U.E. designation earned by his United Empire Loyalist ancestors – Bowen, Jansen, May and Plato.

He has a love for local and Canadian history. He has served twice as President of the Bertie Historical Society. Mr. Plato has written numerous weekly columns on local history and Nature for Fort Erie and Niagara Falls newspapers.

Earl has been married to wife Elaine for 57+ years.  Elaine has earl_and_elaine_200recently received her U.E. designation.

“We are both members of the Colonel John Butler United Empire Loyalist Association. We are both thankful for our heritage through Christian Plato and Philip Wintemute.”

            “ Loyal We Remain.”