Squires, Andrew Jackson


17 Sept. 1815–3 Sept. 1897. Physician, politician. Born at Aurora, Portage Co., Ohio. Son of Ezekiel Squires and Clarissa Stewart. Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder. Left church and joined briefly with the Methodists. Returned to LDS church, 1835. Practiced medicine at Mantua, Portage Co., 1843–1864. Married Martha Wilmot, 17 Jan. 1850, at Portage Co. Served in Ohio state legislature, 1859–1861. Moved to Hiram Center, Portage Co., 1864, and continued to practice medicine. Died at Portage Co.