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In 1888 Charles A. Squires was appointed to Postmaster by President Grover Cleveland and in 1910 he petitioned to change the name of the hamlet from Echo to Port Jefferson Station. This change was motivated by the newly opened Pennsylvania Railroad…

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Civil War Service Record of Scudder Homan Terry

Charles A. Squires (B. 1856, D. 1934) was known as the "Father of Port Jefferson Station." He was the Brookhaven Town Receiver of Taxes and publisher of the Port Jefferson Echo newspaper, as well as a real estate developer. He built the subdivision…
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