Squire Reid

1887 –

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Who is Squire Reid?

Squire Horace Reid was an Australian politician.

Reid was born in Port Melbourne, Victoria to Captain John Robert Reid, a military officer from Greenock, Scotland, and Hannah Lory. He was educated in Annandale, New South Wales and Albert Park. In 1902, he was employed by the States Cigar Factory where he worked for 25 years until his election to parliament.

He held the seat of Oakleigh in the Victorian Legislative Assembly on two occasions, from 1927 to 1932, when he was defeated by James Vinton Smith, then after regaining the seat, from 1937 until 1947.

After his defeat by John Lechte in 1947, Reid worked as a cigar manufacturer, and was involved in sport administration, serving as president of the Victorian Football Association.

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Born
Sep 11, 1887
Port Melbourne

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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