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Holmquist Hardware in Redwood City, California

Holmquist Hardware was founded in 1895 by Rudolph C. Holmquist who was one of the pioneer businessmen of Redwood City and was known by literally thousands of the residents of the area until his death in 1952. He founded the hardware firm on Main street shortly alter he came to the United States from his native Sweden.

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