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Squires family

Charles Pember "Pop" Squires (1865-1958) came to Las Vegas in 1905, and quickly established himself as a community leader and prominent businessman. He is best known as the publisher of the Las Vegas Age newspaper, which he edited for almost forty years. He married Delphine Anderson (1868-1961) on July 21, 1889. The Squires moved to Las Vegas in 1905, and Charles acquired hotel, banking, lumber, and utility interests before purchasing the Las Vegas Age newspaper in 1908. The Age provided him a forum to become influential both in Las Vegas and the state of Nevada. He and Delphine wrote many historical articles together, including a history of Las Vegas.