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Squier, George Owen

Stuart W. Leslie

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1301563

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Squier, George Owen (21 March 1865–24 March 1934), soldier and electrical engineer, was born in Dryden, Michigan, the son of Almon Justice Squier and Emily Gardner, occupations unknown. The family split up after his mother’s death when Squier was seven. He went to live with his grandfather, while his only sister Mary was sent to live with family friends. Squier never married, and he remained devoted to his sister throughout his life. He won admission to West Point by competitive examination and graduated in 1887, seventh in his class (first in merit of discipline), with a commission in the Artillery Corps....

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Subjects: Electrical Engineering ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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