Stanley John Squire

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Stanley John Squire
MLA for Alberni
In office
Preceded by James Mowat
Succeeded by Howard Richmond McDiarmid
Personal details
Born (1915-11-24)November 24, 1915
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Died 1998 (aged 82–83)
Political party Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

Stanley John Squire (November 24, 1915 – 1998) was a machinist and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Alberni in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1952 to 1966 as a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and then New Democratic Party member.

He was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia in 1915[1][2] and was educated there. In 1937, Squire married Frances Patricia Degnan. He served as an alderman for Port Alberni.[2] Squire was defeated when he ran for reelection in 1966 and 1969.[3] After leaving politics, he served as business agent for the International Woodworkers of America local.[4] He died in 1998.[5]

A bursary is awarded in his name by the Port Alberni & District Labour Council.[6]


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  2. ^ a b Webster, Daisy (1970). Growth of the N.D.P. in B.C., 1900-1970: 81 political biographies. 
  3. ^ "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Coast fallers' walkout causing timber shortage". Vancouver Sun. May 20, 1972. p. 1. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  5. ^ "1998 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 36th Parliament". Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  6. ^ "2011 Scholarships & Bursaries" (PDF). North Island College. p. 26. Retrieved 2011-12-07.