Regents of the University of California
John, b. May 9, 1832, N.Y.; d. Aug. 30, 1919, Black Bear,
Cal. Ex officio Regent as lt. governor, 1883-87. Career:
came to Cal., 1852 mined in Cal., Nev.; owned Black Bear mine; assemblyman
from Del Norte county, 1859-61; from Modoc, Siskiyou counties, 1881-83;
supt., S.F. Mint, 1893-97; member, S.F. Stock and Exchange Board,
1895. Retired to Black Bear, 1897.
Diana K., b. October 22, 1959, East Lansing, Mich. Appointed
Student Regent, 1991-1992. Committees: Select a Student Regent,
1991-1992; Educational Policy, 1991-1992; Hospital Governance, 1991-1992;
Consider Selection of a President (Peltason), 1991-1992. Education:
B.S. Zoology, 1980, Colorado State University; M.S. Physiology,
1985, Colorado State University. Career: First Student Regent
from the San Francisco Campus.
George, b. May 9, 1825, Nottingham, England; d. Dec. 1, 1911,
S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Felton, 1877-84.
Education: A.B. 1845, A.M., Girard Coll.; Ph.D. 1876, Santa
Clara Coll.; LL.D. (hon.) 1910, UCB. Career: came to U.S.,
1832; observer, computer, 1842, Girard Coll. Obs.; secty. to supt.,
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1845-46; mem., U.S. Coast and Geodetic
Survey, 1845-95; geographic and astronomic work in eastern states,
1845-50; coast survey work, 1850-95; in charge, 1868-95, Pacific
Coast Survey. Hon. prof. (geodesy, astronomy), 1870-98; hon. prof.
(geodesy, astronomy), prof. (geography), 1898-1905; prof.-emeritus,
1905, UCB. Mem., U.S. Irrigation Comn., 1873-74, U.S. Advisory Bd.
of Harbor Improvement, 1873-76, S.F. leader, Transit Venus Expedition
to Japan, 1874, to New Mexico, 1882. Mem., Miss. River Comn., 1888-90.
John G., b. June 28, 1934, San Diego, Cal. Appointed
as a Regent by Governor Wilson, 1992-2004. Committee memberships
(2000-01): As immediate past Chairman, serves as ex-officio
member of all Regents' committees. Education: Mr. Davies
graduated from the University of Southern California and Boalt Hall
School of Law. Career: John G. Davies serves as of counsel
in the law firm of Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble & Mallory in
San Diego. He served as Judicial Appointments Secretary for Governor
Pete Wilson from 1995 to 1999. He previously was a partner in the
law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius. While Wilson was a U.S. Senator,
Mr. Davies held the position as chairman of Wilson's federal Judicial
Qualifications Committee from 1983 to 1990 and performed the same
service for Senator John Seymour in 1991-92. He has served as member
and chairman of the San Diego Planning Commission, and as director
and president of the Centre City Development Corporation in San
Gray, b. December 26, 1942, Bronx, New York. Ex officio
Regent as lieutenant governor, 1995-98; ex officio
Regent as governor, 1999-2003. Education: A.B. 1964, Stanford
University; LL.B., 1967, Columbia University Law School. Career:
1967 law clerk, Beekman & Bogue, New York City; 1967-69, U.S.
army, captain 1968-69; 1974-81, chief of staff to Governor Edmund
G. Brown Jr.; 1983-87, California state assemblyman, 43rd assembly
district; 1987-95, California state controller; 1995-99, California
lieutenant governor; 1999-2003, California governor.
Horace, ex officio Regent as Pres. of the University,
1888-90 (see Administration,
Tracy M. Appointed in September 2000 by The Regents
to serve as the student Regent for a one-year term beginning July
1, 2001. From September 2000 until July 1, she served as a non-voting
Regent-designate. Advisory member to Committees (2000-01): Educational
Policy, Grounds and Buildings, Investments. Education: Tracy
M. Davis is a doctoral student in higher education and organizational
change at UCLA. Ms. Davis received her B.A. degree in anthropology
in 1995 and M.A. degree in education in 2000, both from UCLA. Career:
From 1997 until her appointment as Regent-designate, she worked
as both an outreach and admissions officer and coordinator of student
programs in UCLA's Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools
Office. From 1995 through 1997, Ms. Davis worked for the Cable News
Network in New York and Washington, D.C. within the network's investigative-documentary
unit. As an undergraduate and graduate student at UCLA, Ms. Davis
has participated in numerous student government, alumni, and civic
activities. In 1995, Ms. Davis was awarded the UCLA Chancellor's
William Thomas, b. April 1, 1908, Salt Lake City, Utah. d.
Feb. 1974. Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC,
1964-65. Education: A.B. 1931, UCLA; LL.B. 1934, UCB. Career:
atty., 1934-38; with Newlin and Ashburn, 1938-39; partner, 1939-41,
Davis and Davis; pres., Aircraft Inc., Air Parts Co., Lorraine Inc.,
1941-48; pres., 1948-50, Ntl. Screw and Manufacturing Co.; partner,
1950-, Davis and Davis; pres., 1959-, Blue Goose Growers. Pres.,
UCLA Alumni Assn., 1963-65.
Junco, Tirso, b. April 20, 1925, Havana, Cuba. Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1985-97. Committees: Audit, 1997;
Finance, 1997; Grounds and Buildings, 1997; Educational Policy,
1997. Chairman of the Board, 1996-1997. Education: M.D. Medicine,
1949, University of Havana. Medicine, 1955, University of Pennsylvania.
Career: Medical Doctor; founder, former chairman of the board,
Los Angeles National Bank; U.S. Postal Commission.
Delphin Michael, b. April 14, 1844, France; d. Aug. 1, 1928,
Santa Monica, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Rosecrans, 1885-1900; resigned , 1892. Education: A.B. 1862,
A.M. 1863, Ph.D. 1903, Santa Clara Coll.; LL.B. 1865, Yale. Career:
admitted to Cal. bar, 1866; San Jose law practice, 1866-83; moved
practice to S.F., later New York, still later L.A.
Ernst August, b. July 13, 1840, Hanover, Germany; d. Feb.
9, 1909, Geneva, Switzerland. Ex officio Regent as pres.,
Mechanics Inst. of S.F., 1896-1900. Career: officer, Union
Army, 1861-65; customs inspector, S.F., 1867; large shareholder
in Fredericksburg Brewery, San Jose, 1880-90. Served as pres., Central
Trust Co., S.F. and dir., several other banks. Retired, 1890.
C. George, b. June 6, 1928, Menands, NY. Ex officio
Regent as Governor 1983-91. Committees (1990-1991): Hospital
Governance, Finance, Audit, Investments. President of the Board,
1983-1991. Education: B.A. Sociology, 1949, Siena College;
J.D. Law, 1952, St. John's University. State Assemblyman from Long
Beach, 1962-22; State Senator, 1967-77; Attorney General, 1979-82.
Walter F., b. Nov. 21, 1886, Chicago, Ill.; d. Oct. 21, 1945,
Sacramento. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1937-45. Education: grad. 1916, Penn. Coll.; M.A., Columbia;
Ed.D., Harvard. Career: teacher, Earlham Coll., 1921-23;
pres., Whittier Coll., 1923-30; exec. secty. to gov. of Cal., 1930-37.
Edward Augustus, b. Aug. 29, 1879, Sheboygan, Wis.; d. Feb.
22, 1956. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Beale,
1913-26; reappointed , 1926-42, 1942-56. Education: B.L.
1901, UCB; LL.D. (hon.), Moravian Coll. Career: teacher in
Japan, 1901-02; Washington corresp., 1910-12; editor and owner,
L.A. Evening Express, 1912-31; comnr., L.A. Dept. Water and
Power; pres., Western Fed. Savings and Loan Assn.; mem. of bd.,
Biltmore Hotel Co.; mem., Rep. State Central Comm. of Cal., vice-pres.,
Cal. Direct Legislative League; chmn., L.A. Centennial Comn.; mem.,
bd. of dirs., Olympic Games Assn. Chmn., Bd. of Regents, 1948-56.
Jenny J., b. January 31, 1967, Seoul, Korea. Appointed
Student Regent, 1990-91. Committees (1990-91): Hostpital
Governance, Grounds and Buildings, Educational Policy. Education:
B.A. Political Science, UC Irvine. Career: First Student
Regent from the Irvine campus; first Asian Student Regent; Summer
Intern, ACLU, 1989.
Frederick W., b. Nov. 17, 1843, Schleswig-Holstein; d. July
18, 1914, S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Houghton, 1903-04; reappointed, 1904-14. Career: came to
U.S.,1858; came to S.F., 1862. An organizer, pres., Emporium Co.,
1897; an organizer, vice-pres., dir., S.F. Hotel Co., partner Nathan-Dohrmann
Co., S.F. A fdr., S.F. Charter Assn. of 1897. Became mem., 1909,
pres., 1910, S.F. Park Comn. Delegate of Panama-Pacific Exposition
to Berlin, 1912. Mem., German-Am. auxiliary of the exposition. Active
in Red Cross Soc., German Benevolent Soc., German Altenheim. Mem.,
comn. on indorsement of charitable instns., Assn. for Prevention
of Tuberculosis, German House Assn., S.F. Advisory Council of the
Japan Soc. of N.Y., Intl. Peace Forum. Fndr. and charter mem., Merchants'
Assn. of S.F.
John Thomas, b. Nov. 26, 1819, N.Y.; d. Dec. 23, 1906, Menlo
Park, Cal. Appointed Regent, 1868-72. Education: A.B.
1838, A.M. 1840, LL.D. (hon.) 1889, Georgetown U. Career:
admitted to N.Y. bar, 1842; N.Y. law practice, 1842-51; gen. agent
of Am. Atlantic and Pacific Ship Canal Co.'s enterprise of cutting
ship canal across Nicaragua, 1851-53; S.F. law practice, 1853-88.
In 1876 recovered $904,000 interest on moneys held by Mexican govt.
for Catholic Church of Cal. in first case of intl. arbitration brought
before the Arbitration Tribunal of the Hague. Retired, 1890; Shakespearean
scholar; wrote history of the "Pious Fund" of Cal.
Frederick G., b. June 16, 1923, Julesburg, Colo. Appointed,
vice Regent Steinhart, 1962-68. Education: A.B. 1946, UCB;
LL.B. 1948, Stanford Law Sch. Career: atty. Asst. counsel,
So. Counties Gas Co., 1952-56; chief assistant attorney general
of California, 1957-58; executive secretary to Gov. Brown, 1959-60;
secty. of cabinet, special asst. to Pres. Kennedy for intergovernmental
and interdepartmental relations, 1961-62; Assistant U.S. Secretary
of State for Congressional Relations, 1962-64; law practice, California,
Washington, D.C., 1964-.
John Whipple, b. Sept. 7, 1816, Cazenovia, N.Y.; d. 1881,
Port Costa, Cal. Appointed Regent, 1868-74. Education:
grad. 1834, Hamilton College; LL.D. 1873, Hamilton Coll. Career:
editor, New York Daily Gazette, Daily Buffalonian, Rochester
Daily Advertiser, 1834-37; admitted to bar, 1837; city atty.,
1844-45, master of chancery and injunctions master, 1845-49, Rochester,
N.Y.; sailed to California, 1849; city counsel of S.F., 1850-53;
S.F. law practice, 1853 and for many years thereafter; elected mayor
of Oakland, 1864; elected assemblyman from Alameda county in 1867
for the purpose of introducing an act creating UC.
Mervyn, b. May 12, 1926, Trinidad, W. Indies. Ex officio
Regent as Lt. Governor, 1975-78. Education: B.A. Education,
1954, California State University, Los Angeles; M.A. Political Science,
1970, Sacramento State University. Career: Assemblyman from
Los Angeles, 1962-66; State Senator, 1966-74; U.S. Department of
State Goodwill Ambassador in 1964.
Robert C. Ex officio Regent and President of the University,
effective October 2, 2003; B.Sc., University of Western Ontario;
M.Sc.. and Ph.D., McMaster University; Chancellor, University of
California, San Diego, 1996-2003.