• Creator
  • Squire, Watson C. 1838-1926
  • Created Date
  • 1886
  • Description
  • Watson Carvosso Squire, 1838-1926, was an attorney, Civil War veteran, industrialist, and governor of Washington Territory from 1884-1887. In 1885, anti-Chinese riots began occurring in Tacoma and Seattle. This trouble peaked on February 8, 1886, when Squire declared martial law. Following his tenure as Governor, Squire served in the US Senate.
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