Jim Squires  (Veteran)

2018 Jim Squires 1 greyBorn in Oshweken, Ontario in 1939, Jim Squires was an inspirational part of the revival of indigenous lacrosse in the 1960s.

Among other teams, Squires was a member of the St. Catharines Athletics in ’61 and ’62, Oshweken ’64 through ’66, Brantford ’67 and ‘69, and the National Lacrosse League’s Detroit Olympics ’68. The ’67 Brantford Warriors team, with Squires as captain, won the national Senior ‘B’ Presidents Cup.

He was playing coach of the Six Nations Braves of the North American Lacrosse League in 1971 when he died in a car accident.

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