Squires & Lady Inseated
Brilliant but not unblemished, the career of Sir Richard Anderson Squires, Premier of Newfoundland, took a sharp, sensational downward twist last week. By one of the largest Opposition majorities ever piled up in a Dominion election 74% of Newfoundland's ballot casters voted to oust Squires.
Only a "Mr." and only 34 was Squires in 1914 when he crowned a swift legal career by becoming Minister of Justice of Newfoundland. In 1919 he became Premier and in 1921 he was knighted.
Newfoundland knew him as a...