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May 9, 1991
Jack B. Lindquist: The 64-year-old executive oversees the operation of all West Coast Disney attractions. He joined the company in September, 1955, as Disneyland's first advertising manager. He was named marketing director of the park in 1965, and director of marketing for both Disneyland and Walt Disney World when the Florida park opened in 1971. After several promotions, he was named Disneyland president last October.
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BUSINESS
April 13, 1999 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Disneyland President Jack B. Lindquist, who played a major role in the creation of Tinseltown Studios in Anaheim, said Monday he is parting ways with the entertainment division of New York-based Ogden Corp., which bankrolled the struggling dinner theater. Lindquist, 72, said he is not being made a scapegoat for Tinseltown's woes, which include disappointing ticket sales and a union organization effort.
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BUSINESS
October 2, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Abraham Lincoln is no longer the only president that resides at Disneyland. Walt Disney Co., owner of the famed amusement park that draws about 13 million tourists a year, Monday named Jack B. Lindquist, a 35-year company veteran, to the newly created post of Disneyland president. The company also said Ronald K.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1998 | E. SCOTT RECKARD
An Orange County tourism group wants to fly in 2,000 families from around the nation for an all-expenses-paid five-day tour of the county, with trips to malls, theaters, historic sites and restaurants supplementing standard visitor fare such as Disneyland. The ambitious plan was outlined Wednesday by former Disneyland President Jack Lindquist, now heading an Orange County Business Council group known as Orange County Class of 2000.
BUSINESS
April 13, 1999 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Disneyland President Jack B. Lindquist, who played a major role in the creation of Tinseltown Studios in Anaheim, said Monday he is parting ways with the entertainment division of New York-based Ogden Corp., which bankrolled the struggling dinner theater. Lindquist, 72, said he is not being made a scapegoat for Tinseltown's woes, which include disappointing ticket sales and a union organization effort.
BUSINESS
November 18, 1993 | CHRIS WOODYARD and MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As well-wishers telephoned and sent notes to Jack B. Lindquist on the eve of his retirement as president of Disneyland, the park's communications division found a novel way to make a lasting imprint. They beeped his electronic pager. "The message was '30 hours, 46 minutes and counting. We'll miss you,' "said an amused Lindquist as he prepares to leave the company he joined 38 years ago as marketing director.
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | MATT LAIT and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Disneyland President Jack B. Lindquist, who joined the Magic Kingdom when it was 6 weeks old and surrounded by orange groves, announced Wednesday that he will retire on Nov. 18--Mickey Mouse's 65th birthday. "It's never easy to walk away from something like this. I have the best job in the world," Lindquist, 66, said Wednesday. "But from a personal standpoint, it's the right time. It's been a great 38 years."
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Disney Chairman Michael D. Eisner on Wednesday said the entertainment giant is in no hurry to replace Disneyland President Jack Lindquist when he retires, as Lindquist has agreed to stay on as a company consultant. "There is no urgency in filling his shoes," Eisner said. "As far as I'm concerned, he's not retiring. He will still be a consultant with us five years after he can't walk anymore."
BUSINESS
May 7, 1998 | E. SCOTT RECKARD
An Orange County tourism group wants to fly in 2,000 families from around the nation for an all-expenses-paid five-day tour of the county, with trips to malls, theaters, historic sites and restaurants supplementing standard visitor fare such as Disneyland. The ambitious plan was outlined Wednesday by former Disneyland President Jack Lindquist, now heading an Orange County Business Council group known as Orange County Class of 2000.
SPORTS
April 7, 1995 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jack Lindquist, the Orange County Sports Assn.'s interim executive director, said he hopes to have a better view of the organization's financial status today in preparation for a board meeting next week. Lindquist took over this week after Don Andersen resigned. Andersen left to open a sports marketing and promotions business, specializing in golf. Lindquist inherits, temporarily, an organization that is at least $1.5 million in debt.
SPORTS
April 7, 1995 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jack Lindquist, the Orange County Sports Assn.'s interim executive director, said he hopes to have a better view of the organization's financial status today in preparation for a board meeting next week. Lindquist took over this week after Don Andersen resigned. Andersen left to open a sports marketing and promotions business, specializing in golf. Lindquist inherits, temporarily, an organization that is at least $1.5 million in debt.
BUSINESS
November 18, 1993 | CHRIS WOODYARD and MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As well-wishers telephoned and sent notes to Jack B. Lindquist on the eve of his retirement as president of Disneyland, the park's communications division found a novel way to make a lasting imprint. They beeped his electronic pager. "The message was '30 hours, 46 minutes and counting. We'll miss you,' "said an amused Lindquist as he prepares to leave the company he joined 38 years ago as marketing director.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Disney Executive to Remain Active: Disneyland President Jack Lindquist plans to consult with the company after he retires Nov. 18, Mickey Mouse's 65th birthday. Lindquist, 66, joined Disneyland when the Anaheim theme park was only 6 weeks old. He played a key role in planning the proposed $3-billion Disneyland Resort expansion and in creating the Mighty Ducks hockey team, of which he is chairman. No successor has been named.
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | MATT LAIT and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Disneyland President Jack B. Lindquist, who joined the Magic Kingdom when it was 6 weeks old and surrounded by orange groves, announced Wednesday that he will retire on Nov. 18--Mickey Mouse's 65th birthday. "It's never easy to walk away from something like this. I have the best job in the world," Lindquist, 66, said Wednesday. "But from a personal standpoint, it's the right time. It's been a great 38 years."
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Disney Chairman Michael D. Eisner on Wednesday said the entertainment giant is in no hurry to replace Disneyland President Jack Lindquist when he retires, as Lindquist has agreed to stay on as a company consultant. "There is no urgency in filling his shoes," Eisner said. "As far as I'm concerned, he's not retiring. He will still be a consultant with us five years after he can't walk anymore."
SPORTS
July 17, 1993 | ROBYN NORWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With his round belly and eyes that turn to happy slivers when he smiles, Jack Lindquist looks the part of president of the Happiest Place on Earth. But in recent years, the former ad man whose success has been built on a lively intelligence and disarmingly friendly nature has emerged in a far more unlikely role--as one of the prominent sports figures in Orange County.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1992 | From a Times Staff Writer
Disneyland President Jack Lindquist has been appointed by Gov. Pete Wilson to the California Tourism Commission, which oversees the state's tourism marketing program. Lindquist, 64, already serves on the board of directors of the California Tourism Corp., an industry group. He is also a member of the California Angels Advisory Board and the Travel Industry of America Hall of Leaders. The Villa Park resident was traveling and could not be reached for comment on the appointment.
SPORTS
July 17, 1993 | ROBYN NORWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With his round belly and eyes that turn to happy slivers when he smiles, Jack Lindquist looks the part of president of the Happiest Place on Earth. But in recent years, the former ad man whose success has been built on a lively intelligence and disarmingly friendly nature has emerged in a far more unlikely role--as one of the prominent sports figures in Orange County.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1992 | From a Times Staff Writer
Disneyland President Jack Lindquist has been appointed by Gov. Pete Wilson to the California Tourism Commission, which oversees the state's tourism marketing program. Lindquist, 64, already serves on the board of directors of the California Tourism Corp., an industry group. He is also a member of the California Angels Advisory Board and the Travel Industry of America Hall of Leaders. The Villa Park resident was traveling and could not be reached for comment on the appointment.
NEWS
May 9, 1991
Jack B. Lindquist: The 64-year-old executive oversees the operation of all West Coast Disney attractions. He joined the company in September, 1955, as Disneyland's first advertising manager. He was named marketing director of the park in 1965, and director of marketing for both Disneyland and Walt Disney World when the Florida park opened in 1971. After several promotions, he was named Disneyland president last October.
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