Steve Jobs is remembered in the National Garden of American Heroes. The Apple co-founder was among the names on a list signed Monday by outgoing US President Donald J. Trump.
Steve Jobs, Emily Dickinson, and others at President Trump’s National Garden of American Heroes
The implementing regulation states:
Each individual has been chosen to embody the American spirit of daring and defiance, excellence and adventure, courage and trust, loyalty and love. Each of them has astounded the world by the sheer power of example and has contributed indispensably to the noble history of America, the best of which is still to come.
There are a variety of other notable names on the list, including some with ties to Apple. This includes Emily Dickinson, the poet whose life an Apple TV + series is based on. There’s also Walt Disney – Mr. Jobs co-founded Pixar, which is now Disney owned. Hannah Arendt, Martin Luther King Jr., and former U.S. Presidents were also included. The park was announced by President Trump on July 3, 2020 and established by Executive Order 13934. He is under the direction of the Interagency Task Force on the Construction and Reconstruction of Monuments to American Heroes, established by the same Executive Order.