Thomas Squires was an esteemed United States District Judge from Society Hill, South Carolina who dedicated much of his life advocating on behalf of local communities. Over his career he received multiple honors and recognitions.
He continues to serve the people with unflagging commitment. His work and inspiration continue to provide inspiration and support to many.
Early Life and Education
Thomas Squires was born in Society Hill, South Carolina. He attended Rosenwald High School before enrolling at Duke University to further his education. Later he served in the military before beginning a successful insurance agent career.
He was honored with induction into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2021, as well as winning a National Football League Championship with the New York Giants in 1956.
Squires leaves behind his wife, Jacqueline; daughters Jacqueline of North Myrtle Beach and Judith of McClellanville; his son Joseph from Darlington; sister Jane of Latta; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held privately in Florida with donations accepted as memorial tributes; an Honor Tree will also be planted to commemorate his life; any further contributions should be directed toward Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as requested by his family.
Thomas Squires has worked in multiple industries. His experience spans Human Resources, Management, Retail and volunteering efforts such as disaster relief efforts.
Squires has distinguished himself both as a coach and professor at Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA), where he offers skill classes as well as his core curriculum class “Rhythm and Intonation.”
He has worked with multiple music organizations and conducted over one hundred premieres. His musical style draws influence from classical and contemporary composers alike. Additionally, he has collaborated with some of the leading orchestras and ensembles as a conductor; performed extensively as both soloist and recital accompanist; earned several awards and accolades for his musical abilities;
Achievement and Honors
Squires was an enthusiastic promoter of Home Helpers franchise and its mission. He frequently communicated with potential franchise candidates as they explored business opportunities within it, and mentored new office owners as they launched their offices.
SQUIRES, who hails from Taft and attended East High School, has been charged with coercing minors into engaging in sexual activity against their will. If convicted he faces up to 10 years and $250,000 fine in prison as well as mandatory registration as a sexual offender upon his release from incarceration.
He is honored by being inducted into the Academy of Missouri Squires, which recognizes Missourians who have achieved true greatness at community, state and national levels. Membership requires being from Missouri or having resided there for an extended period.
Thomas Squires is a member of Latta United Methodist Church and currently leads their Men’s Bible Class. Additionally, he has two daughters (Jacqueline and Judith) as well as three grandchildren.
Squires served with the United States Army 76th Infantry Division during World War II and earned three battlefield stars as well as being honored with a Purple Heart award.
Squires was honored with induction into the Tech Sports Hall of Fame and also was chosen to join both the Pro Bowl and All-American teams of the National Football League.
In 2019, he was accused of abusing a 14-year-old boy for over two years, leading law enforcement officials from both Colonie and Rotterdam police departments to arrest and charge him under New York State Child Exploitation Act. This case was handled jointly by both agencies.
Squires made his major league debut in 1998 and went on to accumulate 779 games over 10 years with an outstanding.260 average, 6 homers and 211 RBI. Additionally, his fielding percentage stood at 99.5 and made him an invaluable defensive asset.
Squire co-wrote all of the songs on his debut album as co-writer with Sam Williams, quickly becoming classics in England and topping NME’s list of Best British Albums of All Time. Additionally, Squire painted its cover art — an abstract Jackson Pollock piece which referenced May 1968 Paris riots — himself and also painted its title artwork featuring May 1968 Paris riot imagery on it.
Norman surnames are notorious for their endless spelling variations due to old and middle English lacking clear-cut rules for writing names down over the centuries. Furthermore, French and Latin contributions added another layer of complexity when writing down names over time.