- Category : 1921-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Industry 1
American aquarium official who served as the museum director of the Cabrillo Marine Museum, which has since been renamed the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, from 1949 until 1987, when he became director emeritus. Olguin has been called the "father of recreational whale watching", as he was the founder of the Cabrillo Whalewatch program and a founding member of the American Cetacean Society.
An authorized biography, An Ocean of Inspiration - The John Olguin Story, was released on 16 October 2011 at the Autumn Sea Fair at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
John Olguin died at his home in San Pedro, California, on 1 January 2011 at the age of 89, survived by his wife of more than 50 years, artist and philanthropist Muriel Olguin, two daughters and a son.