J. H. Lindrooth (September 9, 1840 - October 12, 1912) was a Chicago based civil engineer, surveyor, and draughtsman active in the late 19th and early 20th century. Lindrooth was born in Sweden before immigrating to the United States as a young man. He set up in Chicago where he was naturalized as a United States Citizen in 1872. He married Anna Elizabeth Erickson in 1869 and fathered 6 children. Lindrooth was deeply involved with the planning and construction of Lincoln Park, Chicago from about 1869 onwards.