William Legrand Squires

1888–1956 (Age 68)
Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Legrand

When William Legrand Squires was born on 27 September 1888, in Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Chesley Squires, was 17 and his mother, Lavina Dempster, was 17. He married Neola Ellen Hammond on 1 January 1910, in Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Fairfield Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Sperry Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1956, in Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Putnam Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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William Legrand Squires
Neola Ellen Hammond
Marriage: 1 January 1910
Charles Legrand Squires
William Max Squires
Billy Squires

Spouse & Children

1 January 1910
Delaware, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • William L Squires in household of Charles C Squires, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • William L Squires, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William L Squires, "United States Census, 1930"

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