Born Little Bay islands, Newfoundland and Labrador 1879; died Toronto 1959; first woman elected to the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly (1930-32); trained as a teacher; initially opposed to women suffrage; married to Sir Richard Squires, prime minister of Newfoundland.
First lady elected to Parliament in Newfoundland”. – Newfoundland quarterly. – Vol. 30, no. 1 (July 1930). – P. 14-15.
“Squires, Helena E.”. – Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. – St. John’s : Harry Cuff Publications, c1994. -ISBN 0-9693422-5-X
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