Regents of the University of California
William T. b. June 29, 1928, San Francisco, Cal. Appointed
to The Regents by Governor Deukmejian in 1989 to serve the remaining
year of an unexpired term and was reappointed in 1990 by Deukmejian
to a 12-year term, 1989-2002. Committee memberships (2000-01):
Educational Policy, Finance, Investments. Education:
Mr. Bagley graduated from the University of California, Berkeley
(Phi Beta Kappa) and Boalt Hall School of Law. He was valedictorian
and is permanent president of his undergraduate class of 1949. Career:
William T. Bagley is a senior partner in the statewide law firm
of Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott. A member of the American,
California, San Francisco, and Marin Bar Associations, he is admitted
to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Bagley is a former
member of the California Legislature, having served as an Assemblyman
representing Marin and Sonoma Counties from 1960 to 1974. While
in the Assembly, he authored hundreds of statutes including tax
reform, welfare reform, conservation, fair housing, and other civil
rights laws. The Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act (1967 and 1969) gave
public access to all state agency meetings and to The Regents. He
left legislative service in 1974 to become the Republican nominee
for State Controller. Mr. Bagley was Governor Deukmejian's first
appointee to the California Public Utilities Commission (1983-1986)
and he also served on the California Transportation Commission (1983-1989).
He was appointed by President Ford as the first Chairman of the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (1975-1979).
Thomas Robert, b. Dec. 8, 1841, Chambersburg, Penn.; d. March
6, 1915. Appointed, vice Regent Wheeler, 1907-23; resigned,
1911. Education: grad., Chambersburg Academy., 1859; private
law study. Career: transportation agent, 1861-65, Cumberland
Valley Railroad; came to California, 1865, to look after So. Cal.
land interests of Col. Thomas A. Scott; member, comn. to organize
Ventura county; member, Ventura county Board of Supervisors, 1865-77;
built wharf at Hueneme, 1871; contracted for construction of first
wharf at Santa Monica, 1874; 1st pres., Union Oil Co., Cal. (1890).
President: Bank of Hueneme, Quimichie Co., Compania Hacienda de
Quimichis, Las Pasas Water Co. U.S. Senator, 1900-05, 1910-15. With
brother, built and endowed Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hosp.
Stanley Nelson, b. May 1, 1900, Baraboo, Wisc. Ex officio
Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1947-48. Education: A.B.
1922, J.D. 1925, UCB; 1923-24, Harvard Law Sch.; LL.D (hon.), 1961,
UCB. Career: S.F. law practice, 1925-28; L.A. law practice,
1929-45; judge, 1946-53, presiding judge, 1952-53, Superior Court,
L.A. county; lect., U. So. Cal., law and medical schools, 1949-52;
assistant U.S. attorney general in charge of anti-trust division,
1953-56; judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for ninth circuit, 1956-.
Member: President's Conference on Admnistrative Procedure, 1953.
Co-chmn., Attorney Gen.'s National Comm. on Appellate Rules and
Procedure, Judicial Conference of the U.S., 1960-. Chairman-elect,
Sect. of Judicial Admin., American Bar Association, 1965-66. Director,
National Coll. of State Trial Judges, 1966-. Fel.: Am. Coll. of
Trial Lawyers; American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Trustee, Southwest
Museum. Member, Football Hall of Fame, 1954. Pres.: Sigma Chi.,
(ntl.), 1952-55; Federal Bar Association, 1954-55.
William Henry Linow, b. Feb. 11, 1836, West Point, N.Y.;
d. July 21, 1902. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Phelps, 1899-1902. Education: 1855, Yale Coll.; private law
study. Career: clerk, N.Y. law office, four years; practiced
law; mem. of staff of Gen. Fitz-John Porter, 1861; came to Cal.,
1863; partner with Eugene Casserley, 1863-69; private law practice
after 1869; wrote play, "Solid Silver"; stockholder, Cal. Theater
Assn., pres., Mercantile Library Assn., 1865.
David Prescott, ex officio Regent as President of
the University, 1919-23 (see Administration,
Columbus, B. Aug. 13, 1833, Columbus, Ga.; d. Dec. 16, 1905,
Alameda, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Ashburner, 1887-96. Education: private law study. Career:
came to California, 1852 and established newspaper; became Sacramento
corresp., 1857, for San Francisco Evening Bulletin; established
Victoria Gazette, 1858; returned to Cal., 1859; admitted
to bar, 1863; private secretary to Gov. Washington Bartlett (his
brother); elected mayor of S.F., 1883.
Washington, b. Feb. 29, 1824, Savannah, Georgia; d. Sept.
12, 1887, Oakland. Ex officio Regent as Governor, Jan.-Sept.,
1877. Career: came to California, 1849; engaged in printing
business, published first book printed in California, California
As It Is and As It May Be: A Guide to the Gold Region, 1849;
began Daily Journal of Commerce, Jan., 1850; member, S.F.
Vigilance Comm. of 1856; S.F. county clerk, 1859 for 3 terms; vice-president,
S.F. Savings Union, 1868; state senator, 1873-74; S.F. mayor, 1882-86;
Gregory, b. May 9, 1904, Grantchester, Eng.; d. July 4, 1980.
Appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown in 1976. Served until his death
in 1980. Education: B.A. Science, Cambridge University, 1925;
MA Anthropology, Cambridge University, 1930. Career: conducted
anthropological fieldwork in New Guinea and Bali. Author of many
books, publications, including "Balinese Character" with
M. Mead; "Communication: the Social Matrix of Psychiatry";
"Naven"; and "Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity."
Resident at Esalen Institute at Big Sur.
Truxton, b. March 6, 1856, S.F.; d. June 2, 1936, Annapolis,
Md. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Slack, 1911-13.
Education: C.E. 1874, Penn. Mil. Coll.; 1878, Harvard; Columbia
U. Career: private secty. to father (U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary),
1875-77; admitted to Penn. bar, 1878; managed father's ranch in
Kern county, Cal. until 1891; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1891; U.S.
Minister to Greece, 1892; U.S. Minister to Romania and Serbia, 1893;
traveled through Asia, 1894-96; author of magazine articles on internal
and economic questions: "Strategical Value of the Philippines,"
North American Review, 1898; "The Education of the Millionaire,"
Forum, 1900; The State Versus the Man in America,
1915 ; offered prizes to university students with best suggestions
for Rep. party's 1920 platform.
John Lyman, b. June 18, 1845, La Fayette, Ind.; d. Nov. 19,
1903, Centerville, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent Hamilton,
1876-92. Education: 1868, Coll. of Cal. Career: came
to Cal. 1850; farming, fruit raising near Centerville, 1867-87;
lived at Warm Springs, 1887-94; returned to his farm near Centerville,
Robert Lewis, b. July 12, 1868, San Joaquin county, Cal.;
d. March 15, 1926, Stockton, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker
of the assembly, 1907-08. Education: Woodbridge Coll. Career:
atty.; mem., Louttit, Woods and Levinsky; assemblyman from San Joaquin
county, 1905-09; city atty., Stockton, 1905-06
Campbell, P., b. Nov. 7, 1834, Jackson county, Ala.; d. Jan.
6, 1901, Wheatland, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker of
the assembly, 1877-79. Education: graduate 1864, Pacific
Methodist Coll., Vacaville, Cal. Career: arrived in Cal.,
1857; supervisor, Sutter county, 1866-69; assemblyman from Sutter
county, 1869-77; in mercantile business for a few years beginning
1872; representative in Congress, 1878-82; Asst. U.S. Treas., S.F.
for four years before retiring to farm in Wheatland.
John, b. Aug. 5, 1819, Chautauqua county, N.Y.; d. April
4, 1900, Chico, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent L. Archer, 1880-96;
resigned, Dec., 1880. Career: principal , Kingsville Acad.,
Ashtabula, O., 1836-38; leader of Bidwell-Bartleson Party to Cal.,
1844; naturalized by Mexico as Cal. citizen, 1844; mem. comm. to
prepare proclamation of independence from Mexico, 1846,; 2nd lt.,
Cal. Battalion, revolt against Mexico, 1846; bought 22,000 acres
north of Sacramento; mined gold on his property during gold rush;
became a prominent storekeeper and agriculturalist. State senator
from Sacramento, 1849; Congressman, 1865-67; prohibition candidate
for gov., Cal., 1890; prohibition candidate for U.S. pres., 1892.
Donated land for Chico State Coll.
Marion, b. May 2, 1823, Pike county, Mo.; d. Jan. 20, 1903,
Gridley, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Society,
1877. Career: sheriff, Clay county, Mo., 1844-48; arrived
in California, 1850 and entered business of buying and selling mules
and horses; returned to Mo., 1852 and was elected sheriff of Monroe
county; returned to California, 1863, bringing 2,000 mules; organized
freighting trains to Nevada mines, 1864; assemblyman from Sacramento
county, 1867-69; assemblyman, Butte county, 1869-71; member, Constitutional
Convention, 1878; member, Congress, 1889, 1897.
Cheryl F., b. November 29, 1946, Pasadena, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1978-79. Education:
B.A. Spanish, 1969, California State University, Fullerton; M.S.
Education, 1975, UC Irvine. Career: Teacher for Orange County
Department of Education. First woman to be UC alumni president.
First UC alumni president from a campus other than Berkeley or UCLA.
Gayle, Faculty Representative to the Regents, 2001-03.
City College of New York; Ph.D., UC Los Angeles. Career:
Professor of Political Science, UC Santa Barbara, 1976-present;
Chairman, Interdisciplinary Law and Society Program, UC Santa Barbara,
1976-94; Director, UCSB Washington (D.C.) Program, 1994-1996.
Samuel Thorburn, b. May 20, 1846, Cumberland, England; d.
March 23, 1917, San Diego, Cal. Ex officio Regent as state
supt. of public instruction, 1895-98. Career: teacher, sch.
principal, Yuba county, Butte county, Oakland, 1868-86; atty.; principal
and later supt. of sch., Ventura county, 1891-95; became pres.,
San Diego State Normal School, 1898.
Richard C., Appointed by Governor Davis, 2002-14.
Education: B.A., UC Berkeley, M.B.A., UC Berkeley. Career:
Chairman, Blum Capital Partners, L.P.; Co-Chairman, Newbridge Capital,
George. Faculty Representative to The Regents, September
1, 2003 - September 1, 2005, and Vice Chair of the Universitywide
Academic Senate of the University of California; Professor of Astronomy
and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz; B.S.,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ph.D. University of California,
Barbara, Ex officio Regent as Vice President of the
Alumni Associations of the University of California, 2002-03. Education:
B. A. , Political Science and Asian Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Master's,
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Career: Former U.S.
Ambassador to Yemen; Deputy Principal Officer in Baghdad, 1980s;
Deputy Chief of Mission in Kuwait, 1990; Associate Coordinator for
Operations Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Foreign
Service; Dean of Professional Studies, State Department's Foreign
Service Institute; Congressional Fellow, office of Senator Robert
Dole; Director of East African Affairs.
John, b. July 2, 1830, Potosi, Mo.; d. Jan. 30, 1899, S.F.
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1893-94. Education:
attended coll. at Fayette, Mo. Career: came to Cal., 1849;
farmer , stock raiser; member of Colusa county's first bd. of supvrs.,
1859-66; state senator, 1871-74; 1887-90, 1899; mem., Dem. State
Central Comm., 1871-99; dir., pres., State Agri. Soc., many years;
trustee, Stanford; dir., Napa State Asylum, 1876-80; penology comnr.,
1885; state prison dir.; organized Colusa County Bank; had interests
in Bank of Willows and Bank of Hayward.
Henry Nicholas, b. 1831, Prussia; d. 1897, Portland, Ore.
Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction, 1871-75.
Career: arrived in Cal. from O., 1861; employed by S.F. schools,
1861; principal, 1867-71, Cosmopolitan Elementary Sch.; supt. of
schs., S.F., 1876-77; education work in Guatemala, 1877-84; employee,
Bishop Scott Acad., Portland, Ore., 1884-97.
Newton, b. Dec. 25, 1825, Salem, Ind.; d. July 14, 1892,
Sacramento. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1871-75. Education:
A.B. 1846, De Pauw U. Career: admitted to Ind. bar, 1849;
Cal. state senator, 1863; gov., 1871-75; U.S. senator from Cal.,
Marcus D., b. June 29, 1834, N.Y.C.; d. June 25, 1895, S.F.
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1878. Career:
publisher, Fireman's Journal, 1855-95; assembly clerk, 1865,
1871; secretary, Cal. Senate, 1880, 1881; private secty. to Gov.
Augustus Jesse, b. Oct. 23, 1815, Annapolis, Md.; d. July
6, 1887, S.F. Elected Honorary Regent, 1868-1880. Education:
1825, St. John's Coll.; grad. 1843, Md. Med. U. Career: came
to Cal., 1849 as mem. of comn. to select site for naval yard, lighthouse,
marine hosp.; returned to Cal., 1850; physician, 1853-61, St. Mary's
Hosp.; prof. (theory and practice), medical coll., U. Pacific; pres.
of faculty, 1873, medical dept., U. Coll.; private practice, 1850-87;
held large real estate investments in heart of what is now S.F.
Philip Ernest, b. Oct. 23, 1858, Arcata, Cal.; d. Jan. 20,
1926, Oakland. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Bard, 1911-22. Education: Ph.B. 1882, UCB. Career:
bank clerk, 1889; worked way up to be pres., American Ntl. Bank,
S.F., merged it with First Ntl. Savings and Trust Bank of Oakland;
pres., First Ntl. Bank of Oakland, 1900; dir.: East Bay Water Co.,
Key System Transit Co. mem.: Golden Bear, Big C Socs.
Philip L., b. Oct. 8, 1900, Richmond, Ind. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Ahlport, 1857-72. Education:
attended Wabash Coll., U. So. Cal., UCR; A.B. 1956, Wabash Coll.
Career: manager, Palm Springs branch, Bank of America, 1929-30;
developed Deep Well Guest Ranch, Palm Springs, 1932-64; operated
Coachella valley vegetable ranch, 1933-42. Mayor, Palm Springs,
1938-42; assemblyman from Riverside, 1945-49; director, executive
committee member, Citizens National Trust and Savings Bank, Riverside,
1950-58; director, Security First National Bank, L.A., 1958-; developer,
Deep Canyon Properties, Palm Desert, 1952-. Trustee, Palm Springs
Desert Museum, 1950-.
Jess, Student Regent 1996-97 from Berkeley campus.
Committees: Finance, Investments, Grounds and Buildings.
Education: B.A. History, 1987, Harvard University; J.D.,
1997, UC Berkeley. Convened National Forum of Student Trustees,
1996. Career: Student member of L.A. Board of Education,
1981-83; vice chairman, California State Educational Technology
Committee, 1982-83 (appointed by State Board of Education); vice
president, UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly, 1995-96 and 1997-98; member,
UC Berkeley Police Review Board, 1997-98; member, city of Berkeley
Police Review Commission, 1997-98; member, Governor's Advisory Committee
on Regents Selection (appointed by California State Senate), 1997-98;
Author: Squeaky: The Life and Times of Lynette Alice Fromme
(St. Martin's Press, 1997). California Editor, The Wall Street
Journal, 1998-2000. Currently: Senior Special Writer, The
Wall Street Journal.
James Q., b. 1908, Winthrop,
Mass. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Institute, 1968.
Education: B.S. 1930, United States Military Academy.
Career: Director, Coldwell Banker & Co.
John Alexander, b. Oct. 9, 1855, Boston, Mass.; d. June 29,
1923. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Pardee,
1903-23. Career: collector, clerk, secty., president, Oakland
Gas Light and Heat Co., 1874-1903; general manager, California Gas
and Electric Corp., 1903-07; president, S.F. Gas and Electric Co.,
1906-07; vice-president, general manager, Pacific Gas and Electric
Co. Director, American National Bank, 1907-23.
Roy T., b. Oct. 12, 1921, Morgan Hill, California. Appointed
by Gov. Deukmejian, 1986-1998. Served as Vice Chairman of the Board,
1997-98; Chairman of the Board 1989-91. Committee memberships
(1997-98): Health Services, Finance, Oversight of DOE. Education:
BA Journalism 1946, San Jose State University; attended California
State Polytechnic Institute. Career: Business owner: Roy
T. Brophy Associates, Inc. Trustee, CSU 1972-1980, 1983-86. Member,
Board of Governors, California Community Colleges, 1971-72. Member
of Republican Party. Member, CPEC, 1979-80. Awarded Association
of Governing Boards Trustee of Year award in 1998.
Edmund G., b. April 21, 1905, S.F.; d. Feb. 16, 1996. Ex
officio Regent as gov., 1959-67. Education: attended
UC Extension; 1927 S.F. College of Law; LL.D. (hon.) 1959, U.S.F.;
LL.D. (hon.) 1961, University Santa Clara. Career: admitted
to California bar, 1927; S.F. law practice 1927-43; S.F. district
attorney, 1943-50; California attorney general, 1951-58; governor,
1959-67. President, California District Attys. Association, 1950-51;
past president, National Association Attys. General; fel., American
Edmund G., Jr., b. April 7, 1938, San Francisco, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as Governor 1975-82. Committees: Consider
Increased Media Coverage of Regents, 1975. President of the Board,
1975-1982. Education: B.A. Latin, 1961, UC Berkeley; J.D.
Law, 1964, Yale University. Career: Secretary of State, 1970-74.
Ran in the Democratic primaries for U.S. President, 1976. Mayor
of Oakland, 1999-present.
Everett J., b. Dec. 14, 1876, Yokohama, Japan; d. Jan. 13,
1947, Oakland, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni
Assn., 1929-30. Education: Ph.B. 1898, UCB; LL.B. 1901, Hastings
Coll. of the Law. Career: deputy dist. atty., 1903-07; dist.
atty., 1907-08; judge, superior court, 1908-20, Alameda county;
partner, Snook and Brown, 1920-25; partner, Ledwick and Brown, 1925-47.
Ralph Milton, b. Sept. 16, 1908, Somerset, Ky.; d. April
9, 1966, Modesto, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the
assembly, 1959-61. Education: 1928, Modesto Jr. Coll.; A.B.
1930, UCB; LL.B. 1932, Stanford. Career: atty. and partner,
Brown, Brown and Bacon, Modesto, 1933-61; U.S. Conciliation Comnr.,
1940-42; assemblyman, 30th assembly dist., 1942-61; author, Ralph
M. Brown Anti-Secrecy in Government Act; justice, Fifth District
Court of Appeal, Fresno, 1961-.
Jr., Willie L., b. March 20, 1934, Mineola, Texas. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1980. Ex officio Regent as Speaker
of the Assembly, 1980-95. Committees: Investments 1990-1995.
Education: B.A. 1955, San Francisco State University; J.D.
Law, 1958, Hastings College of Law. Career: Elected to California
State Assembly in 1964. Resigned appointed seat on Board when he
became Speaker of the Assembly in 1980. Mayor of San Francisco,
James Herbert, b. May 18, 1853, Janesville, Wis.; d. July
30, 1908, Stockton, Cal. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1895-99.
Education: A.B. 1873, UCB. Career: admitted to Cal.
bar, 1873; deputy dist. atty., 1873-74, Stockton; pres., Stockton
police, fire comn., 1889; Congressman, 1883-85; began Stockton law
practice, 1899; served as judge, superior court, Stockton. Was trustee,
Stockton library for six years.
John Elliott, b. 1853, Janesville, Wisconsin; d. May 21,
1913, Stockton, California. Appointed to fill unexpired term
of Regent Reinstein, 1896-1900; reappointed, 1900-16; resigned,
1913. Education: A.B. 1874, UCB. Career: lawyer; partner
of Edward R. Thompson. Brother of Gov. James H. Budd.
Clair W., b. December 5, 1921, Vernal, Utah. Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1988, resigned, 1997. Committees:
Educational Policy, 1996-1997; Audit, 1996-1997; Finance, 1996-1997;
Investments, 1996-1997. Chairman of the Board, 1995-1996. Education:
B.A. Liberal Arts, 1950, San Diego State University. Career:
Former head of Clair W. Burgener Co. State Assemblyman, 1963-77;
State Senator; 1973-83; U.S. Congressman, 1973-83. Resigned to serve
on the California Medical Assistance Commission, a gubernatorial
Yvonne B., b. October 5, 1932, Los Angeles, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1979; resigned, 1979. Appointed
by Governor Brown, 1982; term expired, 1993. Committees:
Educational Policy, 1992-1993; Investments, 1992-1993; Officers'
Salaries and Administrative Funds, 1992-1993; Hospital Governance,
1992-1993. Vice Chairman of the Board, 1986-1987. Education:
B.A. Political Science, UC Los Angeles; J.D. Law, University of
Southern California. Career: U.S. Congresswoman 1972-78. Resigned
from Congress to run for Attorney General. Served on L.A. County
Board of Supervisors. resigned from UC Board of Regents in 1979
due to incompatibility of position as Regent and L.A. Supervisor.Elected
to County Board of Supervisors, 1992.
Cruz M., b. Dinuba, California. Appointed by Governor
Wilson, 1996. Education: A graduate of Tranquility High School,
Bustamante attended Fresno City College, and then Fresno State University,
where he was active in the student Senate. Career: Cruz M.
Bustamante was elected Lieutenant Governor of the State of California
in November 1998, the latest step in a career in public office that
began when he was elected to the state Assembly in a special election
in 1993. He was elected Speaker of the Assembly in December 1996,
and served as Speaker until February 1998. A first generation Californian,
Bustamante was the first Latino to serve as Speaker of the Assembly,
and upon his election as Lieutenant Governor, he became the first
Latino elected to statewide office in California in more than 120
As Lieutenant Governor, Bustamante is the President of the California
Senate and is a Trustee of the California State University system.
The Lieutenant Governor also serves as a member of the State Lands
Commission, chairman of the Commission for Economic Development,
vice-chairman of the Commission of the Californias, and is a member
of the California Rural Policy Task Force and the World Trade Commission.
During his term, Lieutenant Governor Bustamante
has participated in international trade missions to Mexico, Germany,
Israel and Italy. In addition, he hosted a trade summit with the
Governor of the Mexican State of Jalisco. To promote tolerance and
encourage dialogue on issues of diversity, Bustamante formed the
Lieutenant Governor's Commission for One California. This commission
meets quarterly and is currently exploring ways in which the media
and our schools can foster tolerance. During Bustamante's term as
Speaker, the Legislature rolled back student fees at state universities
and colleges. Bustamante authored the laws that provided $1 billion
to put updated textbooks into California classrooms, allowed the
State of California to join the multi-state litigation against tobacco
companies, and prohibited job application fees. Governor Gray Davis
named the Lieutenant Governor as co-chair of the Governor's Commission
on Building for the 21st Century, which is directed to develop a
long-term plan to address the state's critical infrastructure needs.
The Governor also named him to the University of California Merced
Implementation Team, a task force proposed by the Lieutenant Governor
to speed up the formation of the tenth University of California
campus. In January 2000, Bustamante was appointed by President Bill
Clinton to serve on the United States Census Monitoring Board, which
was responsible for monitoring the Census Bureau's preparation and
implementation for the 2000 decennial census.
Samuel F., b. 1811, Newburg, N.Y.; d. May 6, 1875, S.F. Elected
Honorary Regent, 1868-76; resigned, 1873. Education: Union
Coll.; private law study under Edward Tompkins, N.Y.C. Career:
U.S. district attorney for Miss. during Van Buren administration;
commissioned justice, U.S. Supreme Court, but did not accept; supt.,
U.S. Assay Office, N.Y., 1857; came to California, 1864 in connection
with suit against New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Co., of which he
was president until resignation, 1870; president, North Bloomfield
Gravel Mining Co. at time of death. Author of Regents' resolution
eliminating student tuition fee; author of Regents' resolution admitting
women to the University.