Senate 1903-10 (District 40)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
|Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Colquhoun|
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Broker/Former Printer's Devil
Mercer County Common Schools, Illinois; Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Clara Zenora Edwards (married on January 20, 1879)
Three children: John Edwards, and Frederic David (sons); Beatrice Zenora (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Scottish and Saxon ancestry.
He moved to Illinois at a young age, with his parents. He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1881.
Colquhoun was how his last name was spelled in Scotland.
His father-in-law, John Edwards, was a member of the first Indiana Legislature.
He was a member of the Masons at all degrees.