1901 St. Paul and Minneapolis City Directories. John Colquhoun was born in Scotland in 1875 and emigrated in 1888. He was active in the Minneapolis Journeymen Stone Cutters and served as president of the branch in 1902 and again in 1905. Colquhoun and his wife raised a large family in this house in Minneapolis as he worked as a stone cutter. He died here in 1915.