Reynold Bergquist Candidate

Born: March 22, 1903
Red Wing, Minnesota
Goodhue County
United States
Resided: Red Wing, Minnesota
Goodhue County
Death: July 18, 1986
Gender: Man
Occupation: Congressional aide
Political Party: Republican
Notes: Bergquist was Republican U.S. Representative August H. Andresen's secretary from 1930 to 1958. Bergquist lost the special GOP primary in 1958 to Al Quie but served on Quie's staff in the U.S. House until 1969. He then worked as a lobbyist for Quaker Oats Co. until his retirement in 1974.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Birth Certificate Index (1903-08421). World War II Draft Registration Card (February 16, 1942). Winona Daily News, February 3, 1958 (p. 1).
Photo of Reynold Bergquist
Photo of Reynold Bergquist
Minneapolis Star and Tribune, July 19, 1986 (p. B4).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
02/11/1958 U.S. House, District 01 Special Primary Republican 4,237 13.09% Lost