Biography of John Quarestrom
San Luis Obispo County, CA Biographies





JOHN QUARESTROM
is one of the business men of San Luis Obispo County. He was borm in Sweden, of Swedish patents, January 28, 1851; and came to the United States March 28, 1884. Previous to hia arreival in America, he was a merchant and contractor in his native country. His first business enterprise in the United States was in Minneapolis, Monnesote, where he carried on cabinet making, and also did a real estate business. In 1887 he came to Templeton, California, bought out a store, conducted it two years, and then joined the corporation comprising the Bank of Templeton, and the general merchandise firm of J. Quarnstrom & Co., and also the general merchandise firm at Paso Robles of the Nelson Quarustrom Company. He has also become interested in lands and is engaging in fruit culture. He has build a block in Templeton, and erected one of the finest residences in the town, where he resides with his family.

Mr. Quarustrom was married to Miss S. C. Erksen, a native of Sweden, and their union has been blessed with two children, Annie C. and Ernest L. Both he and his wife are members of the Lutheran Church. Mr. Quarnstrom is a member of the I. O. O. F., and in his political views he is independent. He and his family are worthy people, a credit and an important acquisition to the community in which they reside.

From:
A Memorial and Biographical History
of the counties of
Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo
and Ventura, California
The Lewis Publishing Company
Chicago 1891


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