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Advertising executive

Jan Q. Holmquist, American advertising executive. Republican of the United States at Tchaikovsky Competition as accompanist for Carolyn Kimball, Moscow, 1970.

Background

Holmquist, Jan Q. was born on June 13, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gwynne Eldon and Mildred Matilda (Cullen) Holmquist.

Education

Diploma, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1957. Bachelor, Princeton University, 1958.

Career

Writer advertising Needham, Harper and Steers, Chicago, 1958-1961. Continuity director Station WFMT, 1962. Museum director United Service Organizations, touring throughout Europe and the Caribbean, 1962.

Copywriter BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company International, Inc., London and Chicago, 1963. Group head Young & Rubicom Advertising, London and Mexico City, 1964-1983. Creative director Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon & Eckhardt, Los Angeles, since 1983.

Concert pianist The Ambassador Duo.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Pianist for Superbowl half-time show, 1988.

Membership

Republican of the United States at Tchaikovsky Competition as accompanist for Carolyn Kimball, Moscow, 1970.

Connections

Married Carolyn Kimball, November 12, 1967. 1 child, Kirsten Kimball.

father:
Gwynne Eldon Holmquist

mother:
Mildred Matilda (Cullen) Holmquist

spouse:
Carolyn Kimball

child:
Kirsten Kimball Holmquist