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Jack Lindquist (born March 15, 1927, died February 282016) served as the first president of the Disneyland amusement park in Anaheim, California from 1990 until he retired in 1993. He was a Disney employee from 1955 until his retirement, and was a marketing executive in the theme parks division for almost thirty years, including a stint as the first advertising manager for Disneyland.

After Lindquist retired, he received a commemorative window on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland that reads "J.B. Lindquist, Honorary Mayor of Disneyland". In 1994, he was named a Disney Legend.[1]

In 2010, Lindquist's memoir entitled: In Service to the Mouse: My Unexpected Journey to Becoming Disneyland's First President was published by Chapman University Press/Neverland Media.[2]


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