Bio: Squires, John W.
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 217.


JOHN W. SQUIERS, proprietor of meat market, Chippewa Falls, was born in Liverpool, Eng., March 23, 1844. Came to America in the Spring of 1864; located in Lake County, Ill., where he remained until he came to Chippewa Falls in November, 1866. After coming here, he was engaged in logging and lumbering for about two years. From 1868 to 1872, he conducted the butchering business of Pound, Halbert & Co.; since then he has carried on business for himself He is also engaged in farming in the town of Eagle Point. He has held the office of Alderman four years, and has been connected with the fire department ever since its organization; now Assistant-Chief of that department. He is a member of A. F. & A. M. and K. of P. Mr. Squiers was married in Chippewa Falls in October, 1869, to Leila, daughter of D. E. Seymour, of this city. She was born in Butternuts, N. Y. They have one son, James Frederick.



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