Warren T. Lindquist joined David Rockefeller's staff in 1951 following several years as a direct investment analyst for the industrial development department of W. R. Grace and Company. Among his roles in Mr. Rockefeller's office, Mr. Lindquist served as vice president of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association, vice president of Remedco of Morningside Heights Inc., and a partner in Westbay Associates during its development efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mr. Lindquist was born in 1919 and graduated from Lafayette College in 1940. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945, reaching the rank of major. Immediately after WWII, he met David Rockefeller while they both were stationed in Paris. After resigning from Mr. Rockefeller's office in 1977, Mr. Lindquist served as Executive Director of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association and then as the first Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Warren Lindquist died November 15, 2003.