Who is Squire Reid?
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.
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- Sep 11, 1887
on July 23, 2013
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