Regents of the University of California
Brodie E., b. April 1, 1898; d. July 3, 1968. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Mosk, 1941-56; reappointed, 1956-72;
resigned, 1957. Education: A.B. 1922, UC Berkeley; 1925-26,
Harvard Law School; 1927-28, Southwestern Law School. Career:
lecturer, 1927-30, Southwestern Law School; lecturer, 1932-33, L.A.
Stock Exchange Inst.; admitted to California Bar, 1928; with O'Melveny,
Tuller and Myers, 1928-39; Olson and Ahlport, 1939-42; California
Code Comn., 1940-42; director, 1950-53, Los Angeles Heart Association;
judge, Superior Court, 1957-.
George Jennings, b. April 13, 1852, Oregon City, Ore.; d.
Oct. 20, 1895, Portland, Ore. Appointed to fill unexpired
term of Regent McKee, 1883-95. Education Ph.B. 1873, UCB;
post grad work in civil engineering. Career: began as freight
clerk, then purser, then captain, 1875-77, general superintendent,
1877-82, Oregon Steam Navigation Co.; by 1879 in full charge of
all steamboats on Columbia and Willamette Rivers for Oregon Railway
& Navigation Co.; resigned to take charge of father's business,
1882; came to Oakland, 1882; general superintendent of Oregon Railroad
Co.; owner of Rodondo Hotel; returned to Oregon, 1893.
Doris. Ex Officio Regent as Speaker of the Assembly,
1995. Career: First female Speaker of the State Assembly.
Member of the Republican party.
Robert Edward, b. Aug. 9, 1920, Racine, Wis. Ex officio
Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC, 1962-63. Education:
A.B. 1942, UC Los Angeles; attended law school, University of Southern
California. Career: assistant vice-president, loan department,
L.A. Coast Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1944-47; self-employed,
Lender's Service Co., 1947-48; partner, 1948-51, president, 1951-,
Metropolitan Mortgage Corp. President, UCLA Alumni Association,
Sheldon W., b. March 5, 1931, Chicago, Ill.; d. Dec. 29,
1987. Appointed Regent by Gov. Jerry Brown for a term beginning
in 1982; term ended upon his death in 1987. Andelson was the first
openly gay person to be appointed a UC Regent. Committee memberships
(1987-88): Audit, Investments, Hospital Governance. Education:
B.A. 1952, Stanford University; J.D. 1955, University of Southern
California. Career: Founding partner, Andelson, Andelson
and Braff. Founder, Bank of Los Angeles. Co-owner, Trumps Restaurant,
Los Angeles. Member of the Democratic Party.
Alden, b. Oct. 11, 1867, Meadville, Penn.; d. Sept.
23 1944, Sacramento. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the
assembly, 1899-1900; as Lt. governor, 1903-07; appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Taussig, 1922-32. Education:
1880-83, University of the Pacific. Career: fruit grower
and packer, 1886, Solano county; manager, 1902-1909; California
Fruit Distributors Association; director, 1906-09, California National
Bank, Sacramento; president, 1910-, Capital National Bank, Capital
Federal Savings and Loan Association, Sacramento, Senator Hotel
Corp.; state supt. of banks, 1909-10; president, 1911-26, Redding
National Bank; director, 1914-18, Federal Reserve Bank, S.F.; vice-president,
Central California Traction Co., Bank of Rio Vista, Consumers Ice
and Cold Storage Co.; assemblyman, 1897-1902; lt. governor, 1902-06.
Director: Assoc. Oil Co., Natomas Co. of California, Tide Water
Assoc. Oil Co. (N.Y.), Capital Fire Insurance Co., Sacramento, Natomas
Water Co., Rice Growers Association of California.
Gail G., b. Aug. 20, 1943, Los Angeles, Cal. Ex Officio
Regent as Vice President, Alumni Association, 1991-92. Committee
memberships (1991-92): Educational Policy, Grounds and Buildings,
Investments, Select a Student Regent. Education: BA Anthropology,
1965, UC Santa Barbara; MA Education 1975, California Polytechnic
State University; EDD Education 1978, Auburn University. Career:
Elementary school teacher, 1967-74; Principal, 1976-80; Assistant
Superintendent of Schools, Tiburon, 1980-82; Superintendent of Schools,
Orinda, 1982-87; Piedmont 1987-
Glenn M., b. Feb. 21, 1913, L.A. Ex officio Regent
as Lt. Gov., 1959-67. Education: A.B., UCLA. Career:
automotive and real estate business, Hawthorne, Cal., 1933-43; Hawthorne
mayor, 1940-43; member, California assembly, 1943-51; U.S. Army,
1943-45; property investments and building, 1946-58; lt. governor,
California 1958-. Pres. and chairman of board, Downtown Enterprises;
director, Hawthorne Financial Corporation; chairman, Interstate
Coop Comn. of California, 1959-; trustee, California state colleges,
1961-; Congressman, 32nd district.
J. W., b. April 1, 1831, Pittsburgh, Penn.; d. Feb. 9, 1920,
Oakland, Cal. Ex officio Regent as a state supt. of public
instruction, 1891-95. Education: grad. 1850, M.A. 1851, Washington
and Jefferson Coll. Career: teacher, came to California,
1854; became supt., Solano county schools, 1855 started two private
schools; became president, Hesperian College in Woodland (now Chapman
Coll., L.A.); principal, Spring Valley Grammar School, S.F., 1873-87;
supt., S.F. schools, 1887-1890; fruit grower, 1895-1920.
Richard E., b. Ripon, Wis. Appointed Student Regent
from UC Los Angeles, 1983-84. Education: BA 1970 English,
St. Mary's College; BS 1971 Psychology, St. Mary's College; MA 1979
Psychology, UC Los Angeles; Ph.D. candidate at UC Los Angeles during
period of his term as Regent.
James Whitehead, b. July 19, 1908, Minneapolis, Minn. Ex
officio Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC, 1961-62.
Education: A.B. 1930 UCB; 1930-31 Hastings College of Law;
1931-33, S.F. School of Law. Career: law clerk, attorney,
firm of Knight, Boland and Riodan, S.F., 1931-41; partner, Gray,
Cary, Ames, and Frye, San Diego, 1941-. President, Alumni Association
of UC, 1960-62.
Lawrence, b. Nov. 11, 1820, So. Carolina; d. Feb. 13, 1910.
Appointed Regent, 1868-80. Education: private study;
attended U. Virginia. Career: admitted to Miss. bar, 1841;
practiced law, 1843-48; dist. atty., 1848-52, St. Joseph, Mo.; came
to Cal., 1852; practiced law, 1853-1900, San Jose; Santa Clara county
judge, 1868-71; Dem. candidate for Congress, 1871; assemblyman,
1875-76; mayor of San Jose, 1857, 1877 terms; helped found Chico
Normal Sch.; retired, 1900.
William, b. March 28, 1831, Stockbridge, Mass.; d. April
20, 1887, S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Bowie, 1880-87. Education: attended Lawrence Scientific School,
1850; attended Paris Ecole des Mines. Career: examined Lake
superior mines for French mining co., 1854; came to California,
1860 on U.S. Geological Survey; comnr. in charge of Yosemite Valley,
1864-80; mining engineer, S.F. Hon. Professor (mining engineering),
UC, 1874. Director, S.F. Savings Union. President: Union Club; board
of trustees of Academy of Sciences, Microscopial Soc. Trustee: California
School of Mechanical Arts, Stanford.
Richard C., ex officio Regent as President of the
University, 1995-present (see Administration,