Jean Baptiste Yeon
(also known as John B. Yeon
) (1865-1928) was a Canadian
-born timber magnate who was a prominent citizen of Portland, Oregon
, United States
He financed the construction of the Yeon Building in Portland.
Yeon was one of the principal financiers of the Columbia River Highway. The John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor was named for him.
He was the father of Portland architect John Yeon.