Squier, Ephraim George

Squier, Ephraim George

Squier, Ephraim George, 1821-88, American archaeologist and journalist, b. Bethlehem, Albany co., N.Y. He is noted for his study of the prehistoric Mound Builders of the Mississippi and Ohio valleys. His works include Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (1848) and Aboriginal Monuments of the State of New York (1851).
Ephraim George Sills was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Hastings West in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1883 to 1886 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Fredericksburgh Township, Lennox County and educated in Picton. With his brother, Sills owned a sawmill, gristmill and paper mill in Frankford. In 1876, he married Sarah Crichton Muir. He served as reeve for Sidney Township. Sills was an unsuccessful candidate for Hastings West in the 1886 general election.

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