House 1953-58 (District 39); Senate 1959-62 (District 39); Senate 1963-66 (District 46); Senate 1967-70 (District 43)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Bryant Elementary School; Elementary School; Douglas Elementary School; Elementary School; Mechanic Arts High School, St. Paul; Secondary; Graduate, 1940Hamline University; College Graduate; History, Political Science, and Education; 1945National Institute of Public Affairs, Washington D.C.; Attended Graduate School; Scholarship, Government StudiesUniversity of Minnesota; M.A.; Secondary School Administration, 1959University of Minnesota; Ph.D.; Educational Administration, 1969
Carolyn "Carol" Pierce (married on May 26, 1945; she died on February 9, 2004)
Three children: Linda, and Laura (daughters); Frederick "Fred" (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Swedish and German ancestry.He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party."In 1953, as chairman of the Education Committee, he put freshman DFLer Karl Grittner on the panel…" (Hahn, Trudi. "Ex-Legislator Stanley Holmquist Dies at 93." Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 17, 2003)He died of pancreatic cancer, in San Antonio, Texas.Birth county, ancestry, marriage date, and spouse's death date provided by his daughter.Religion provided by his daughter.