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John Bertil Ahlquist

John Bertil Ahlquist, American entrepreneur.


  • Ahlquist, John Bertil was born on April 11, 1933 in Minneapolis. Son of Gunnar M. and Hazel E. (Frasch) Ahlquist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Chemical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1956. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1956.


    • Project manager Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1956-1975. President, chief executive officer Ahlquist Corporation, Lakeville, Minnesota, from 1976. President Natural Christmas, Ltd., Burnsville, from 1990, Ahlquist Kitchen Products, Inc., Lakeville, from 1990, Natural Healing, Ltd., from 1991.

      Teacher, workshop leader A Course in Miracles, Golden Valley, Minnesota, since 1986. Executive director Associates in Spirit, since 1987. Director, creator Spirit Diversified Services, Ltd., 1987-1988.


    Party affiliation: member Unity Christ Church


    Denomination: Unity Christ Church



    Spiritual teaching and healing.


    • Married Donna Joan Hansowitz, December 31, 1955 (divorced February 1987). Children: John B. Junior, David Joseph, Michael, Jeffrey S., Gail Marie. Married Barbara Anne Romondino, April 22, 1989 (divorced August 1991).
    • father: Gunnar M. Ahlquist
    • mother: Hazel E. (Frasch) Ahlquist
    • spouses: Donna Joan Hansowitz
    • Barbara Anne Romondino
    • children: John B. Junior Ahlquist
    • David Joseph Ahlquist
    • Michael Ahlquist
    • Jeffrey S. Ahlquist
    • Gail Marie Ahlquist
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    Born April 11, 1933
    Died April 13, 2003
    (aged 70)
    • 1956
      University Minnesota
    • 1956
      University Minnesota
    • 1956 - 1975
      Project manager, Monsanto Company