Watson Carvosso Squire Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, 1859. Principal Moravia, New York, Institute, 1859-1861. Bachelor of Laws, Cleveland (O.) Law School, 1862.
Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1911. Private and First lieutenant, Company F, 19th New York Volumes, 3 months, 1861. Raised, October 1862, 7th Independent Company of Ohio Sharpshooters, afterward known as “General Sherman’s Body Guard,” commanded it in Army of the Cumberland.
Commanded battalion of sharpshooters Chickamauga campaign. Judge advocate, district of Tennessee, 1864-1865. Bvtd., July 1866, by President and United States Senate, lieutenant colonel and colonel “for gallant and meritorious services,” mustered out, August 1865.
Philo Remington, December 23, 1868. Children—Philo Remington, Shirley, Aidine (Mistress Arthur V. White), Marjorie (Mistress John F. Jennings). Manager Remington Arms Company, New York, 1866-1879.
Moved to Seattle, Washington, 1879, inaugurating extensive business enterprises there and a large dairy farm. President Union Trust Company, Squire Investment Company Governor of Washton Ty., 1884-1887. President State Convention, 1889.
Elected United States senator, November 21, 1889, under act of Congress admitting Wash Ty. to the Union, reëlected, 1891, for term, 1891-1897. Republican.
Married Ida, d.; children: Philo Remington, Shirley, Aidine (Mistress Arthur V. White), Marjorie (Mistress John F. Jennings).