George Owen Squier

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George Owen Squier (March 21, 1865 – March 24, 1934) was a soldier, scientist, and inventor[2] best known for what today is called Muzak.[3][4]

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George Owen Squier
Major General George Owen Squier
Born(1865-03-21)March 21, 1865[1]
Dryden, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMarch 24, 1934(1934-03-24) (aged 69)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
AllegianceFlag_of_the_United_States_%281912-1959%29.svg United States of America
Service/branchEmblem_of_the_United_States_Department_of_the_Army.svg United States Army
Years of service1887–1923
RankUS-O8_insignia.svg Major General
Commands heldChief Signal Officer
Battles/warsSpanish–American War
World War I
AwardsDistinguished Service Medal
Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the Crown of Italy
Legion of Honor
Elliott Cresson Medal
John Scott Medal
Franklin Medal
Other workbusinessman, scientist