Regents of the University of California
Henry Tifft, b. Nov. 25, 1852, Geneva, N.Y.; d. Aug. 28,
1924. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1899-1903. Education:
Michigan public schools, private tutors, private law study. Career:
mem., law firm of Henry T. Gage and W.I. Foley; moved to Cal. in
1866, returned to Mich. and admitted to bar, 1873. Began L.A. law
practice, 1875; counsel for So. Pacific Co. and other corps.; L.A.
city atty., 1881; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
to Portugal, Dec., 1909-May, 1911.
Fred N., b. August 31, 1959, Los Angeles, Calif. Appointed
Student Regent, 1984-85. Education: B.A. Political Science,
1981, UC Los Angeles; B.A. Economics, 1981, UC Los Angeles, M.P.P.
Public Policy, 1983, Harvard University; L.L.B. 1986, Boalt Hall
School of Law. Career: Student Body President, UCLA, 1980-81.
John, b. Aug. 17, 1863, Grass Valley, Cal.; d. Oct. 16, 1939,
Hillsborough, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent A. Andersen, 1932,
resigned, 1938. Education: M.D. 1885, UCB; Ph.D. (hon.) 1905,
St. Ignatius Coll.; LL.D. (hon.) 1928, Santa Clara U. Career:
surgeon, regimental surgeon, surgeon gen., med. dept., Ntl. Guard,
1896-97. Fdr., St. Francis Hosp., S.F.; retired in 1936.
David P., ex officio Regent as President of the University,
1983-92 (see Administration,
Gordon Hickman, b. May 16, 1898, Lebanon, Mo.; d. May 22,
1986. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1940-43.
Education: UCD. Career: mgr., H.S. Crocker Co.'s groves
and orchards, 1920-28; stockholder, dir., First Ntl. Bank of Woodlake,
1926-32; farmer, Woodlake, 1928-36; assemblyman from Tulare county,
1937-43; candidate for nomination for gov. of Cal., 1942; dir.,
Cal. Dept. of Motor Vehicles, 1943-49; legislative advocate, 1949-66.
Has also been chmn., Cal. Highway Comn.; chmn., Toll Bridge Authority.
David, b. February 21, 1943, Brooklyn NY. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1980-87. Career: founder, president
of Asylum Records; Vice Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures, 1975-1976;
CEO Geffen Records, Geffen Pictures.
Amadeo Peter, b. May 6, 1870, San Jose, Cal.; d. June 3,
1949, San Mateo, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent Earl, 1934-49.
Education: Heald's Business Coll. Career: clerk, 1882-89,
partner, 1889-91, L. Scatena and Co.; dir., Columbus Savings and
Loan Soc. S.F.; mgr., 1902-04, J. Cuneo estate. Organizer, vice-pres.,
pres., 1904-19, chmn. advisory comm., 1929-47, Bank of Italy; pres.,
1919-24, Bancitaly Corp., N.Y.; assumed charge of expansion of Bancitaly
Corp., N.Y. to L.A., S.F.; dir., 1925-28, Bank of Am. N.A., N.Y.
Retired 1931, from Transamerica Corp. (successor to Bancitaly Corp.),
Bank of Am. N.A., N.Y., Bank of Am. NTSA, S.F., and Transam. Corp.
Reentered Bank of Am. NTSA as chmn. and pres., Transam.Corp. as
chmn. Retired, 1945, from Transam. Corp. Dir.: Ntl. City Bank, City
Bank Farmer Trust Co., N.Y.; First Ntl. Bank of Portland, Ore.;
Fireman's Fund Ins. Co.; Fireman's Fund Indemnity Co., S.F.
Lawrence Mario, b. Nov. 25, 1894, S.F.; d. Aug. 12, 1952.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of his father, Regent A.P.
Giannini, 1949-50; reappointed, 1950, resigned, Oct. 1950. Education:
LL.B. 1920, Hastings Coll. of Law. Career: began 1918, with
Bank of Italy (later Bank of Am. NTSA), S.F.; became senior vice-pres.,
later pres. and chmn., exec. comm., Bank of Am. NTSA; chmn. of bd.,
Occidental Life Ins. Co. Was pres. and dir., Bank of Am. Intl.).
Was mem., President's Comm. for Financing Foreign Trade; Comm. on
Intl. Economic Policy. Was dir.: Transam. Corp., Pacific Ntl. Fire
Ins. Co., Fireman's Fund Ins. Co., Inter-Am. Corp., Ntl. City Bank
James Norris, b. Sept. 20,1860, Viroqua, Wis.; d. April 20,
1937, Berkeley. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1907-11. Education:
private law study. Career: admitted to the bar, 1881; city
atty., 1889-95, Eureka, Cal.; mem., state senate, 1897-99; mem.,
U.S. Congress, 1903-07; resumed law practice, 1911.
Daniel Coit, ex officio Regent as President of the
University, 1872-75 (see Administration,
Edward P., b. Chicago, Ill. Appointed Student Regent,
1995-96. Committees (1995-1996): Audit, Educational Policy,
Finance, Grounds and Buildings. Education: B.A. 1993, California
State University, Los Angeles. Career: Student Regent from
the Riverside campus.
Alice J., b. January 11, 1927, Longmont, Colo. Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1990-98. Committees: Educational
Policy, 1996-1998; Health Services, 1997-1998; Oversight of the
Department of Energy, 1997-1998. Education: University of
San Francisco. Career: Director, State Department of Aging,
1983-1990; Director, State Employment Development Department, 1990.
Allan J., b. October 12, 1945, Los Angeles, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1980-81.
Education: A.B. Political Science, 1967, UC Santa Cruz; J.D.
1970, UC Los Angeles. Career: California Deputy Attorney
General, 1970-79; partner, Goodman & Goodman; Founding Director,
UCSC Alumni Association.
Frank Horace, b. Aug. 29, 1856, Fayette county, Iowa; d.
Jan. 26, 1918, S.F. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly,
1893-95. Education: San Jose State Normal Sch.; LL.B. 1887,
U. Ala. Career: Merced, Cal. law practice, 1887-93; Stockton
law practice, 1893-97; S.F. law practice, 1897-1918. Assemblyman
from Mariposa, Merced counties, 1891-93; from Merced, Stanislaus
counties, 1893-95. Building and loan comnr., 1897-1901. Chairman,
Democratic State Convention, 1896,1904.
Russell, b. December 17, 1949, Sacramento, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Wilson, 1998-1999. Committees(1998-1999): Finance,
Investments. Education: B.A. Political Science, UC Berkeley.
Career: Senior Vice President of the J. Paul Getty Trust;
Director of the State Department of Finance under Governor Wilson;
Secretary of the California Health and Welfare Agency, 1991-1993.
Allan, b. Nov. 22, 1906, Los Angeles; d. Feb. 3, 1998. .
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Bd. of Agri., 1967-. Education:
Mont. State; UCLA. Career: Dairyman, Visalia, 1929-; pres.,
Cal. Farm Bureau Federation, 1963-.
Christopher, b. Dec. 25, 1830, Ireland; d. March 17, 1901,
Oakland, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc.,
1899-1901. Career: came to N.Y., 1843; came to Cal., 1852;
partner in Sacramento butchering business, 1852; mayor of Sacramento,
1872-78; postmaster of Sacramento, 1878-86.
Warren, b. Sept. 30, 1864, Contra Costa county, Cal.; d.
Feb. 12, 1927, Berkeley. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal.
Alumni Assn., 1920-22. Education: A.B. 1887, UCB; LL.B. 1890,
Hastings Coll. of Law. Career: S.F. law practice, 1890-.
Was mem.; State Bd. of Bar Examiners; dist. bd. for Selective Service,
World War I. Was Dir., Comn. for Relief in Belgium, 1916-17; pres.,
1919-22, Cal. Alumni Assn.
Farnahm Pond, b. Nov. 25, 1884, Alturas, Cal; d. July 1,
1958. Appointed, vice Regent Moffitt, 1948-64, resigned,
1951. Education: B.L. 1906, UCB; A.B. 1910, Balliol Coll.,
Oxford U., England (Rhodes scholar); A.M. 1925, LL.D. (hon.) 1941,
Kenyon Coll.; LL.D. (hon.) 1952, UCB. Career: admitted to
Cal. bar, 1913; secty. to Pres. Benjamin Ide Wheeler, 1906-07; secty.
to Pres., lect. in law, 1910-13, 1915-20, UCB; law practice as assoc.,
1913-19, partner, 1919-58, McCutcheon, Thomas, Matthew, and Greene
and predecessor firms. Asst. to chmn., Aug.-Dec., 1942, acting chmn.,
Jan.-Feb., 1943, Comm. on Scientific Personnel, Office of Scientific
Research and Development, Washington, D.C. Chief, dist. 7, recruiting
service, U.S. Shipping Bd., World War I. Was trustee: Hosp. for
Children, S.F., Training Sch. for Nurses, S.F., S.F. Law Library.
Mem., S.F. Fdn., Intl. Law Assn. Pres., Am. Bar Assn., 1938-39.