He was born on February 18, 1894.
Countless children whispered in Santa’s ear over his decades wearing the red suit here at Santa Claus Land.
The story of how Jim (a great grandfather of our fourth-generation park owners) became Santa will quite possibly bring a tear to your eye.
And here he is in 1954, in a Chrysler commercial! (Be sure to turn up the sound for the full effect.)
Click over here for more Santa Jim stories, photos and videos from over the years.
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