Party affiliation: Republican
Edwin Oscar Blomquist, American candy company executive. Recipient Northwestern University Alumni Association Service award, 1944, Merit award, 1952, Alumni medal, 1957. Served from ensign to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1917-1918. A founder and; Member Northwestern University Associates, Grocer Manufacturers American (past director), Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Club: University (Chicago).
- Assistant advertising manager James S. Kirk & Company, Chicago, 1915-1917. With E. J. Brach & Sons, candy manufacturers, Chicago, since 1919, became vice president, 1928, secretary, director sales, advertising, senior vice president, 1954-1963, director, since 1957. Chairman sugar sub-committee Food Industry War Committee.