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Jackie Autry
Born October 2, 1941 (1941-10-02) (age 68)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Jacqueline Ellam
Known for Former owner of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Spouse(s) Gene Autry (1981 – 1998, his death)

Jackie Autry, (born Jacqueline Ellam October 2, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.)[1] the former owner of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and widow of singer, actor and businessman Gene Autry. They have a home in Palm Springs CA.

She is the Honorary President of Major League Baseball's American League, an honorary post she has held since 1999. Her only task for the season is to present the American League Championship trophy, the William Harridge Award, to the champion at the end of the ALCS as well as the ALCS MVP award. Jackie Autry is the only woman to ever serve on the Major League Baseball Executive Council, Oversight Committee, and as a member of the Board of Directors.

Autry won the Golden Boot Award in 2007.[2] She played herself in the 2007 documentary, Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen, and was the Executive Producer of the 2009 documentary, When Dream Worlds Collide[1]

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