Entity | Morris Bear Squire

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Morris Bear Squire (November 5, 1923 – March 2014) was an American psychologist and hospital administrator who was known for his philanthropy and for a Medicare fraud case brought against him by the U.S. attorney's office in 1996 that involved a psychiatric hospital owned by Squire and administered by his son, Ari Squire. Morris Squire was the former owner and CEO of a national chain of 26 medical care facilities. He also founded several charitable organizations including the Forest Foundation, Moishe House and the Morris B. Squire Art Foundation. Squire's philanthropic endeavors were focused particularly on supporting Jewish causes. Morris Bear Squire was born on November 5, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. His father was a dentist and his mother was a pharmacist. Squire earned degrees in psychology from the University of Illinois and University of Chicago. In 1958, Squire purchased a Chicago psychiatric hospital and succeeded in administrating it. During the subsequent years, Squire purchased and administrated 25 more psychiatric treatment facilities.
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Born: 1923
Died: 2014

Occupation(s): psychologist