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Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist
Birth: Jun. 21, 1879
Webster County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1961
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Governor of Minnesota from December 1915 (following the death of Governor Winfield Scott Hammond) until 1921. He returned to his law practice in Minneapolis and St. Paul and got back into politics in 1938 when he was elected attorney general of Minnesota, a position he held until 1955. (bio by: Stew Thornley) 
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  Mary Louise Burnquist (1880 - 1966)*
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Lakewood Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 27, Lot 717, Grave 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Stew Thornley
Record added: May 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7431601
Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist
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Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist
Added by: Stew Thornley
Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist
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- Arthur F. Meincke
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011

 Added: Jun. 21, 2011
God Bless You Governor Burnquest rest in peace!
- Dave Weiss
 Added: Oct. 31, 2009
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