Senate 1949-58 (District 42)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
President, H.B. Fuller Company
Muskegon High School, Michigan; Secondary;
Muskegon Junior College, Michigan; Junior College/Community College; 1928
University of Minnesota, School of Business Administration; B.B.A.; Business, 1931
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Historical Society (President);
19?? to 19??
Minnesota Commission on the Problems of Mentally Retarded, Handicapped and Gifted Children;
19?? to 196?
01/02/1961 to 03/20/1963
Board of Regents:
University of Minnesota (Chair);
1967 to 1975
Eleanor A. Johnson Andersen (married September 1, 1932)
Three children: Anthony "Tony" L., and Julian L. (sons); Emily E. (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Stanley Willard Holmquist, Sr.
He was of Norwegian and Swedish ancestry.
He was the Republican endorsed candidate for Minnesota Governor in 1962. He lost his reelection bid by 91 votes. (MHS Governors of Minnesota)
He was a member of the Republican Party.
His body was lain in state at the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda on November 18, 2004. His funeral was held at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.