Ida <I>Remington</I> Squire


Ida Remington Squire

New York, USA
Death 28 Feb 1921 (aged 78)
New York, USA
Burial Ilion, Herkimer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 25192461 View Source
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Daughter of Philo Remington and Caroline A. Lathrop.

Wife of Watson Carvosso Squire.From: "Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association, the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting" Vol XX, published by the New York State Historical Association, 1922.

Ida Remington Squire died on February 28, 1921. Mrs. Squire was a daughter of Philo and Caroline Remington. She was born November 20, 1842, in the old Remington house in Ilion. On December 23, 1868, she was married to Watson Carvosso Squire. Her husband was manager of the Remington Arms Company from 1866 to 1879, when they moved to Seattle. He was governor of Washington Territory 1884-1887, and afterwards United States senator from Washington for two terms. The last years of her life she lived in Ilion in the mansion built by her father on Armory Hill, in which she died and from which she was borne to her grave in Armory Hill Cemetery. Her husband, two daughters, and two sons, survive her.

She was one of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of 1812; a member of the Women's Foreign Home Missionary Societies af the Methodist Church and the Women's Christian Temperance Union. Her beneficent activities wer not confined to the societies and church in which she held membership. It was in keeping with the practice of a lifetime that she was preparing to attend a social gathering to aid the fatherless children of France when she received the paralytic stroke from which she died.

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