Regents of the University of California
Gerald Hanna, b. June 18, 1892, L.A.; d. Dec. 9, 1965, Berkeley.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Griffiths, 1951-64.
Education: A.B. 1914, U. Mich.; J.D. 1920, UCB. Career:
capt., field artillery, 1917-19; Oakland law practice, 1920-65;
member, Hagar, Crosby, and Rosson, 1937-65. President, California
State Bar Association, 1930-35. Was member, California Crime Comn.
Was director: Title Ins. and Trust Co.; First Charter Savings and
Loan Co.; Oakland Bank of Commerce; Berkeley Savings and Loan Association;
Howard terminal. Was trustee: Mills Coll., 1947-57. Was president,
Oakland Chamber of Commerce, 1945-46. Chairman, Board of Regents,
John Sharpenstein, b. March 12, 1818, German Valley, N.J.;
d. March 19, 1890. Elected Honorary Regent, vice Regent
Moulder, 1868; appointed, 1878. Education: A.B. 1836,
Princeton; private law study; M.A. 1838. Career: admitted
to N.J. bar, 1840; Morristown, N.J. law practice, 1840-49; came
to Cal., 1849; engaged in trading, mining at Bear River, Gold Run;
S.F. law practice, 1850-62; state senator, 1852-55; district court
judge, 1855-61; traveled abroad, 1862-65; state senator, 1865-72;
U.S. senator, 1872; mem., Cal. Constitutional Convention of 1878;
collector of customs, S.F., 1885-89. Trustee, S.F. Free Library.
Cornelius J., b. Jan. 10, 1894, Boston, Mass.; d. Oct. 10,
1971. Appointed, vice Regent Fleishhacker, 1950-66; reappointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Carter, 1966-68; resigned Dec.
1966. Career: building tradesman; business agent, Lather's
Local No. 42, Los Angeles, 1928-38; first vice-president, Wood,
Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union, 1929-; secretary-treasurer,
California State Federation of Labor, 1943-; president, Building
and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, 1960.
Henry Huntley, b. May 20, 1825, Rochester, N.Y.; d. Sept.
2, 1878, S.F. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1868-71; appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Tompkins, 1872-88; resigned, 1876.
Education: A.B. 1844, Yale. Career: admitted to St.
Louis, Mo. bar, 1846; came to Cal., 1850; chmn., Cal. Rep. Comm.,
1859; gov. of Cal., 1867-71.
Harry Robbins, b. Oct. 27, 1926, L.A. Ex officio Regent
as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1966-67. Education: U.S.C.;
U. Redlands; B.S. 1948, UCLA. Career: account representative,
1949-60, mgr., L.A. office, vice-pres., 1960-, J. Walter Thompson
Co. Served with U.S. Naval Reserve, 1944-46. Personal representative
of Vice-Pres. Nixon on ntl. campaign staff, 1956, 1958; Nixon pres.
campaign tour dir., 1960; campaign mgr., Nixon for gov., 1962. Gen.
chmn., UCLA Memorial Activities Center, 1963. Dist. chief, 1963-65,
asst. gen. secty., Beta Theta Pi; mem., Salvation Army Advisory
Bd; mem., Bd. of Trustees, Rep. Assocs.; vice-pres., Junior Achievement.
Dir., mem. exec. comm., L.A. Better Business Bureau. Chmn., Bd.
of Govs., So. Cal. Council of Am. Assn. of Advertising Agencies.
William Morrell, b. June 27, 1893, Martinez, Cal.; d. Jan.
11, 1965, Diablo, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni
Assn. of UC, 1949-50. Education: B.S. 1914, UCB. Career:
1914-44, with Federal Reserve Bank, S.F.; exec. vice-pres., 1944-55,
dir., 1945-55, Am. Trust Co. Was chmn., bd. of govs., S.F. Bay Area
Paul J., b. January 13, 1951, San Diego, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1992-93. Committees
(1992-1993): Educational Policy, Hospital Governance, Grounds and
Buildings. Education: A.B. Political Science, 1972, UC Santa
Cruz; J.D. 1975, Boalt Hall School of Law. Career: Lawyer,
Manalt, Phelps, Phillips.
Andrew Smith, b. March 10, 1836, London, England; d. April
25, 1900, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Institute
of S.F., 1868-78, 1893-95; elected Honorary Regent, vice
Regent Butterworth, Jan.-April, 1874; appointed, vice Regent
Meek, 1876-92; reappointed, 1892-1900. Career: mining, 1852-55;
construction of suspension bridges and mining machinery, 1855-65;
manufacture of wire cable, 1875-1900; inventor of cable car, 1869.
Jeremiah P., b. January 15, 1939, Boston, Mass. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1982-93. Committees: Finance, 1991-1993;
Audit, 1992-1993; Educational Policy, 1992-1993. Vice Chairman of
the Board, 1991-1992. Education: A.B. 1960, Boston College;
M.A. 1962, Cornell University, L.L.B. 1966, Boalt Hall School of
Law. Career: Partner, O'Brien and Hallisey.
J. M., b. Dec., 1820, Phila., Penn. Appointed to fill
unexpired term of Regent Merritt, 1874-78. Career: farmer,
first with his brother, then on his own in Del., 1841-46; Asst.
U.S. Marshal for Del., 1850-51; came to Cal., 1851; farmer in Napa
county, 1851-60;engaged in quick silver mining in Pope valley, Cal.;
overseer, 1873, State Grange Patrons of Husbandry, Napa, Cal. Also
served as worthy master of state grange.
Richard Pindell, b. Oct. 6, 1820, Hagerstown, Md.; d. Nov.
28, 1891, S.F. Appointed Regent, 1868-73. Education:
1841, U.S. Mil. Acad. Career: appointed brevet 2d lt., 1841;
aide-de-campe to Brig. Gen. Shields, 1846-48; 1st lt., 1846; brevetted
capt., 1847; served in Mexican War; came to Cal., 1849, with engineer
corps; resigned, 1852. Stockton, Cal. lawyer and land agent, 1852-53;
assemblyman from San Joaquin county, 1853; collector of customs,
S.F., 1854-56; farmed in Stockton, 1856-61; mined, 1861; gen. supt.
of S.F. and San Jose Railroad, 1866-71; vice-pres., pres., 1873,
Cal. Pacific Railroad; pres., S.F. board of education; mem., bd.
of visitors to U.S. Mil. Acad.
Victor Russell, b. March 12, 1904, Minneapolis, Minn. Appointed,
vice Regent Cochran, 1946-62. Education: A.B. 1925, UCLA;
LL.B. 1928, U.S.C.; grad. 1943, Command and Gen. Staff Sch., U.S.
Army. Career: admitted to Cal. bar, 1928; partner, 1931-51,
Hansen and Sweeney; partner, 1951-, Hansen and Dolle; judge, 1951-56,
L.A. county superior court; Asst. U.S. Atty. Gen. in charge of anti-trust
div., 1956-59. Brig. gen., Ntl. Guard.
Edwin Louis, b. Aug. 12, 1903, Des Moines, Iowa.; d. 1984.
Ex officio Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC,
1955-56. Education: A.B. 1925, UCB; attended Southwestern
University, 1935. Career: partner, William Cavalier &
Co., 1928-38; manager, Davies and Co., 1938-42; partner, Hopkins,
Harbach and Co., 1942-. Director: National Oil Co., 609S Grand Bldg.
Co., Atlas Royalties Co., McGreghar Land Co. Director: L.A. Better
Business Bureau, 1938-45 (president, 1944), Red Cross, L.A. chapter,
1946-49 (general chairman, fund raising campaign), L.A. Psychiatric
Clinic, 1953. Director and quarterly chairman, Town Hall, 1945.
Trustee, UC Alumni Foundation, 1963-.
Willis W., b. August 16, 1919.; d. Jan. 30, 1997. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1980-90. Committees (1989-90): Affirmative
Action Policies, Oversight of the Department of Energy, Educational
policy, Grounds and Buildings. Education: B.S. Electrical
Engineering, University of Washington; M.S. Physics, Stanford University;
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1948, Stanford University. Career:
Author of "An Incomplete Guide to the Future," 1979;
"Higher Creativity," 1984. Professor.
John L., Ex officio Regent as Lt. Governor, 1974.
Maurice E., b. 1889, S.F.; d. Feb. 10, 1951. Appointed
Regent vice Regent Ramm, 1944-51. Education: A.B.
1908, UCB. Career: S.F. law practice, 1910-23; dean, Hastings
Coll. of Law, 1919-25; assoc., Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison, 1925-51;
member, Alien Enemy Hearing Board, 1942-43.
Samuel Moody, b. Jan. 20, 1872, Salt Lake City, Utah; d.
Oct. 26, 1948, L.A. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni
Assn., 1930-32. Education: A.B. 1893, UCB; private law study.
Career: admitted to bar, 1895; practice with Thomas L. Winder,
1895-97; clerk, 1897-1902, L.A. city council; assoc., 1903-05, Dunn
and Crutcher; 1905-07, with Bicknell, Gibson, Trask, Dunn and Crutcher;
partner, 1908-31, senior partner, 1931-, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher.
Pres., 1932-36, L.A. Realty Corp. Dir.: Security First National
Bank of L.A., L.A. Transit Lines, Pacific Mutual Life Ins. Co.,
Consolidated Steel Corp., Union Oil Co. of Cal.
George Juan, b. Oct. 29, 1887, Waterloo, Ontario, Can.; d.
Nov. 15, 1953, Newman, Cal. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov.,
1935-39. Education: A.B. 1911, A.M. 1912, J.D. 1913, Stanford.
Career: admitted to bar, 1912; instr., 1913-17, Golden Gate
Coll.; atty., 1913-17, Morrisson, Dunn and Brobeck; private S.F.
law practice, 1917-18; practiced, 1918-22, McWilliams and Hatfield;
1923-24, Sapiro, Levy, Hatfield and Hayes; 1925-33, Hatfield, Wood,
and Kilkenny. U.S. atty. for no. dist. of Cal., 1925-33; state senator,
1943-53. Author of Comparative Study of Code Pleadings in California
and England,1913. Author of World War II veterans welfare legislation
Jay Orley, b. Oct. 2, 1857, Waterloo, Wis.; d. Sept. 1, 1948,
San Jose, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
C. S. Wheeler, 1923-28. Education: LL.B. 1880, U. Wis. Career:
admitted to Wis. bar, 1880; Madison, Wis. law practice 1880-87;
mining, fruit growing, 1887-, Santa Clara county; publisher (with
brother), 1901-48, San Jose Daily Mercury Herald. Mem., Rep.
State Central Comm. of Cal., 1902-35; Rep. candidate for gov., 1918;
delegate to Rep. Ntl. Convention, 1916, 1928. Was pres., Mercury
Herald Co., Sierra Buttes Canal and Water Co. Was secty-treas.,
Hayes-Chenoweth Co. Was dir., Cal. Prune and Apricot Growers Assn.
John Randolph, b. June 13, 1853, Fairmount Springs, Penn.;
d. Oct. 30, 1937. Appointed, vice: Regent Bowles, 1923-37.
Education: M.D., Ph.D., 1874, U. Penn. Career: Phila.
medical practice, 1874-87; L.A. medical practice after 1887. Mem.:
L.A. Bd. of Freeholders and Revised Bd., 1900, 1910, 1912, 1915,
1923; L.A. County Probation Comm., 1915-25; L.A. Civil Service Comn.,
1903-15 (pres., 1906-08); L.A. Public Service Comn., 1920-25; L.A.
Bd. of Water and Power Comnrs., 1925; Cal. State Bd. Charities and
Corrections, 1912-23; L.A. County Public Welfare Comn., 1915-26;
Cal. Tax Comn., 1927-29; Cal. State Council of Defense, 1917; Metropolitan
Water Dist. Bd. (building aqueduct from Colo. River to So. Cal.),
1928-30; Cal. State Const. Comm., 1929-31; Cal. State Unemployment
Comm., 1930-31. Instrumental in incorporating initiative, referendum,
and recall amendments in L.A. city charter, 1903. Served as pres.,
Direct Legislation League of Cal. Was vice-pres., Good Hope Hosp.
Catherine C. (Mrs. Randolph A. Hearst), b. Louisville, Ky.;
d. Dec. 30, 1998. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Dickson, 1956-58; reappointed, 1958, 1974; resigned, 1976. Career:
civic activities; trustee, S.F. Museum of Art. Dir.: De Young Museum
Soc.; S.F. Hearing and Speech Center. Active in Soc. for Crippled
Children and Adults.
Phoebe Apperson (Mrs. George Hearst), b. Dec. 3, 1842, Franklin
county, Mo.; d. April 13, 1919, Pleasanton, Cal. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent C. F. Crocker, 1897-99; reappointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Martin, 1899-1914; reappointed
1914-19. Career: civic affairs, philanthropy; contributed
funds to finance competition to determine best architectural plan
for Berkeley campus; gave funds for Berkeley campus buildings, scholarships,
UC departmental assistance. Mem.: Acad. of Science of Cal.; Va.
Historical Soc.; Astron. Soc. of Pacific; Sch. for Archaeological
Work at Athens. Established and maintained kindergarten classes
in S.F.; maintained training class for kindergarten teachers, Washington,
D.C. for ten years; conducted kindergarten classes at Lead, S. Dak.;
gave money to build Ntl. Cathedral Sch. for Girls, Washington, D.C.;
built, equipped free library, Anaconda, Mont.; equipped and maintained
library at Lead, S. Dak. First pres., Century Club, S.F. Hon. pres.,
1915, Women's Board of Panama Pacific Exposition, S.F.
Richard, b. Aug. 10, 1923, Oakland, Cal. Ex officio
Regent as president, Alumni Association, 1988-89. Committee memberships
(1988-89): Investments, Educational Policy, Regents' Procedures,
Grounds and Buildings. Education: A.B. 1944, UCB; M.A., 1948,
International Relations, UCB. Career: Executive Director,
World Affairs Council of Northern California, 1971-83. First mayor
Edward Hellman, b. March 15, 1900, S.F.; d. Dec. 18, 1961,
Atherton, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent J.M. Mills, 1942-58;
appointed vice Regent G. Olson, 1960-61. Education:
A.B. 1921, UCB; 1921-23, Harvard Law School. Career: banker,
1924-25, Wells Fargo Bank and Union Trust Co.; partner 1925-61,
Schwabacher and Co.; served in U.S. Army, during World War I; major,
1942-43, lt. col., 1943-44, inactive duty, 1944-45, U.S. Army. Dir.:
Pacific Coast Aggregates, Permanente Cement Co., Bankers Investment
Co., U.S. Leasing, Pacific Intermountain Express Co., Allied Properties,
Mark Hopkins Hotel Co., Roos Bros. Trustee, Reed Coll.
Elinor Raas (Mrs. Edward H. Heller), b. Oct. 3, 1904, S.F.
Appointed, to fill unexpired term of her husband, Regent
E. H. Heller, 1960-76. Education: A.B. 1925, LL.D. (hon.)
1952, Mills Coll. Civic activities: trustee, Mills Coll.,
1932-. Mem.: bd. of govs., Palo Alto-Stanford Hosp. Center; bd.
of trustees, World Affairs Council, No. Cal.; bd. of dirs., Mental
Research Inst., Palo Alto; League of Women Voters (several terms
on bd. of drs.) 1926-; Dem. Ntl. Comm. from Cal., 1942-52. Former
mem., advisory comm., S.F. State Coll.
Isaias William, b. Oct.3, 1842, Reckendorf, Bavaria; d. April
9, 1920, S.F. Appointed, to fill unexpired term of Regent
D. O. Mills, 1881-86; reappointed, 1886-1902; reappointed, 1902-18.
Career: arrived in L.A., 1859, began work as dry goods clerk;
fdr., manager and president, Hellman, Temple and Co., bankers, 1868-71;
founder, president, 1871-1920, Farmers and Merchants National Bank,
L.A.; president, 1890-1920, Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank, S.F.
Was founder, Union Trust Co., S.F. Was also president, Bankers's
Investment Co. Director: U.S. National Bank (Portland, Ore.), So.
Pacific Co., many other corps.
John F., b. November 22, 1915, San Francisco, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1977-89. Committees (1988-89): Educational
Policy, Regents' Procedures, Oversight of the Department of Energy,
Finance. Education: B.A. 1938, St. Mary's College. Career:
U.S. Under Secretary of Labor, 1962-67; U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand,
1967-69; Secretary-Treasurer, California Labor Federation; AFL-CIO,
Robert M. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly,
2000-2002. Education: Robert Hertzberg graduated Magna Cum
Laude from the University of Redlands in 1976, and from the UC Hastings
College of Law in 1979. Career: Robert M. Hertzberg was elected
speaker of the California State Assembly in 2000. Trustee to the
California State University system. First elected to the Assembly
in 1996, Hertzberg has served as chairman of the Committee on Public
Safety and the Committee on Rules. Prior to his election, he served
on the Los Angeles County Quality and Productivity Commission; as
chair of the California Advisory Commission on Youth (1978-79);
and as a member of the California State Board of Pharmacy (1984-88).
Speaker Hertzberg has served on the board of directors of a variety
of community organizations, including CORO Associates, the Chinatown
Service Center and Mulholland Tomorrow. From 1991-95, he was chair
of the Dean's Council of Hebrew Union College and was also vice
president of the American Jewish Committee. Prior to his election,
he worked as a business and real estate attorney after years of
practicing as a constitutional lawyer.
Arthur H., b. May 10, 1858, Pomfret, Vt. Ex officio
Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1911-12. Education: state
normal school of Randolph, Vt; private law study. Career:
teacher, 1874-76, Vt.; teacher, 1876-78, Ill.; arrived in Cal.,
1875; teacher, 1878-85; Sutter county clerk, 1887-93; mem., Sutter
county bd. of education, 1880-96; began Yuba City law practice,
1893-; assemblyman from Yuba, Sutter counties, 1907-12. Trustee:
Cal. State Library, 1912-17.
De Witt A., b. Dec. 13, 1907, Soldier, Idaho.; d. Dec. 13,
1994. Appointed, vice Regent McLaughlin, 1966-82. Education:
U. Idaho; LL.B. 1934, Balboa Law Coll. Career: admitted to
Cal. bar, 1934; San Diego law practice; lt. cmdr., Pacific during
World War II; awarded Bronze Star with Combat "V" for performance
of duty when his ship was struck by Kamikaze off of Okinawa. Senior
partner, Higgs, Fletcher and Mack. Mem., bd. of dirs., 1938-40 (pres.,
1940), San Diego County Bar Assn. City Atty., 1940-42, 1946-47,
Chula Vista, Cal. cmdr. (1947), Post 434, Am. Legion. Mem.: bd.
of dirs., Community Hosp. of Chula Vista; advisory bd., Scripps
Memorial Hosp.; bd. of dirs., Young Properties, Inc.
George Urwin, b. Oct. 11, 1871, Maui, Hawaii; d. Oct. 24,
1950, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of
S.F., 1941-46. Career: office boy, Charles Ashton Co., 1890-94;
real estate business, 1894-98; in shipping business with James Rolph,
Jr., eventually becoming sole owner, 1894-1950. Pres., dir., Marin
County Humane Soc.; treas., State Humane Soc.; mem., San Rafael
Charles J. ex officio Regent as President of the University,
1968-75 (see Administration,
Walter E., b. August 16, 1916, San Francisco, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1990-91.
Committees (1990-91): Finance, Investments, Educational Policy.
Education: A.B. 1936, UC Berkeley; Ph.D. Economics, 1946,
UC Berkeley. Career: Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover
Institution; Former chairman of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia;
CFO of Armstrong World Industries; Executive Vice President and
Chief Economist at Bank of America; Vice Chairman, U.S. National
Committee on Pacific Economic Cooperation; Director of Transisco
Industries; author of "Looking Behind the Crystal Ball,"
Joseph Dupuy, b. Sept. 1, 1865, Lexington, Ky.; d. July 8,
1949, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of
S.F., 1938-41. Education: D.D.S. 1887, UCSF. Career:
practiced dentistry in Woodland; mem., State Bd. of Dental Examiner,
1891-97; supt. of the infirmary, 1891-94; inst. (chemistry and metallurgy),
1892-1900; prof., 1900-07; prof. (operative dentistry), 1907-17;
prof. (histology, dental pathology), 1917-19; prof. emeritus (histology,
dental pathology), UCSF. Private practice of dentistry until 1934.
Editor, Pacific Coast Dentist, 1892-95. Secty., Ntl. Assn.
of Dental Examiners, 1893.
David, b. September 29, 1967, Burbank, Calif. Appointed
Student Regent, 1986-87. Education: B.A. Political Science,
UC Los Angeles. Career: elected student body president at
Ira G., b. July 23, 1833, Lee, N.H.; d. Feb. 19, 1905, Menlo
Park, Cal. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1887-91. Education: Dartmouth Coll. Career: sch. principal
in the east; vice-principal, 1864-65, Denman Grammar Sch., S.F.;
principal, Lincoln Grammar Sch., 1865-68; broker, 1868-80; assemblyman
from S.F., 1881; mgr., Palmer and Ray's Advertising Bureau, 1883-87;
operated Hoitt's Sch. at Burlingame and Atherton, Cal., 1890-1905.
Edward S., Ex officio Regent as Pres. of the University,
1885-88. (see Administration,
William, b. 1824, Ky.; d. June 4, 1884, Healdsburg, Cal.
Ex officio Regent as lt. gov., 1868-71. Career admitted
to Ky. bar, 1845; Ky. law practice, 1845-49; came to Cal., 1850;
mined for two years; farmed; assemblyman from Stanislaus county,
1857, from Mendocino county, 1865, 1881; state senator from Stanislaus,
Toulumne counties, 1858-60, from Lake, Mendocino counties, 1862-64.
Bill, b. April 23, 1937, San Francisco, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1983-93. Committees:
Educational Policy, 1990-1993. Education: B.A., 1958, UC
Berkeley; M.A. Education, 1972, San Francisco State University;
J.D. 1963, Boalt Hall School of Law. Career: Superintendent
of schools in Marin County, 1975-82; State Superintendent of Public
Jr., Frank L., b. April 10, 1930, San Diego, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1984-88. Committees (1987-88): Audit,
Grounds and Buildings, Oversight of the Department of Energy. Education:
B.S. Architecture, 1952, UC Berkeley. Career: C.E.O. Hope
Judith L., b. May 2, 1946, Winnipeg, Canada. Appointed
as Regent in March 1999 by Governor Davis to a term ending in 2009.
Committee memberships (2000-01): Finance, Grounds and Buildings,
Investments (Chair). Education: Ms. Hopkinson holds a Bachelor
of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Career: Judith Hopkinson is the former Chief Operating Officer
of Ameriquest Capital Corporation. Prior to entering the private
sector, she served as Director of Development for the San Francisco
Redevelopment Agency and as Deputy Director of the Pasadena Redevelopent
Agency. Ms. Hopkinson served on the California Transportation Commission
from 1982-1987 and on the board of directors of the Rail Construction
Company from 1990 to 1993.
John, b. August 3, 1931, Los Angeles, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Wilson, 1997-98. Committees (1998): Audit, Investments,
Oversight of the Department of Energy. Education: B.A. Political
Science, UC Berkeley; M.B.A., UC Los Angeles. Career: Chairman
of Hotchkis and Wiley; one of four co-chairs of the $1.1 billion
Capital Campaign for UC Berkeley; Father was an Alumni Regent in
1936; former member of the Los Angeles Olympic Citizens Advisory
Commission; Rsigned as Regent in October 1998 for 30 days, re-appointed
in November, then term expired in December due to lack of confirmation
by the Senate.
Preston, b. June 19, 1893, Los Angeles; d. Jan. 25, 1989.
Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1934-36. Education:
A.B. 1916, UCB; U.S.C. Coll. of Law. Career: asst. secty.,
secty., Cal. Delta Farms; ensign, U.S. Navy, World War I; admitted
to Cal. bar, 1920; assoc. founder: Pacific Finance Corp., 1920;
Pacific Indemnity Co., 1926, Consolidated Steel Co., 1929. Mem.,
exec. comm., Yosemite Park and Curry Co., 1935; Pacific Mutual Life
Ins. Co. Chmn. of bd., Fred H. Bixby Ranch Co., College Shopping
Center, Inc. Former vice-pres., treas., dir., Pacific Am. Fire Ins.
Co., former vice-pres., dir., Pacific Finance Corp. of Cal. Former
dir.: Affiliated Securities Holding Co., L.A. Warehouse Co., Pacific
Co. of Cal., Cal. Delta Farms, Inc., Grand Central Garage Co., Pioneer
Securities Corp., Productive Properties, Lt., Merchants Finance
Corp., L.A. Industries, Inc., Consolidated Rock Products Co., Cal.
Trust Co. Pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1934-36; Cal. State Chamber
of Commerce, 1942-43. Mem.: San Marino City Council, 1940-55, War
Finance Comm., 1942-45. Trustee: Southwest Museum, Good Hope Medical
Fdn., U.S. Comm.-Dag Hammarskjold Fdn., Mills Coll. Dir.: Cal. Inst.
of Technical Assoc., L.A. World Affairs Council (vice-pres.), U.S.
Rep. to Ecnomic and Social Council of the U.N., 1954-55.
James Franklin, b. Dec. 1, 1827, Cambridge, Mass.; d. Jan.
31, 1903, S.F. Appointed, vice Regent Rhodes, 1888-1903.
Education: C.E. 1841, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. Career:
civil engineer for Boston Water Works Co.; came to Cal, 1850; brought
line of packets, 1851; partner, 1853, Pine and Houghton Lumber Co.;
surveyor gen. of Cal., 1862-68 (surveyed boundary line between Cal.
and Nev.); pres., 1874-92, Home Mutual Fire and Marine Ins. Co.,
Sacramento; pres. (15 years), So. S.F. Dock Co. Mem., Acad. of Sciences,
State Geographical Soc.
Frederick Francis, b. Nov. 14, 1904, L.A. Ex officio
Regent as lt. gov., 1943-47. Education: A.B. 1926, UCLA,
grad. with highest honors in political science, Phi Beta Kappa;
LL.B., 1929, Harvard Law Sch. Career: instr. (government),
1926-29, Harvard; admitted to Cal. bar, 1930; L.A. and Alhambra
law practice, 1930-46; assemblyman from L.A., 1931-33, 1939-43;
Rep. nominee for Congress, 1932, 1934, 1936; Rep. nominee for U.S.
Senator, 1944; judge, Cal. Superior Court, 1947-. Dir.: First Federal
Savings and Loan Assn., Alhambra; Cal. Inst. for Cancer Research.
Boys Tennis Champion of So. Cal., 1919; Junior Tennis Champion of
So. Cal., 1923. Pres.: UCLA student body, 1925-26; Pacific Student
Body Presidents' Assn., 1925-26; Alhambra Chamber of Commerce, 1932-34;
UCLA Alumni Assn., 1933-35; San Gabriel Valley Assoc. Chambers of
Commerce 1934-36; Oneonata Club, So. Pasadena, 1949-50; Lincoln
Club, L.A., 1962-64. Mem., State War Council, 1943-46. Recipient,
Alumnus of Year award, 1948, UCLA.
Robert, b. Oct. 23, 1831, N.Y.C.; d. Oct. 25, 1915, S.F.
Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1889-90. Career:
came to California, 1853; miner, Tuolumne county, 1853-62; S.F.
comn. merchant, 1862-84; assemblyman from Tuolumne county, 1859-60;
assemblyman from S.F., 1873; assemblyman from Sonoma county, 1889-90.
William, b. October 13, 1896, Montpelier, Vermont; d. Feb.
23, 1991. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President,
1967-68. Career: President, vice chairman of the board, Gerber
Paul Revere, b. Sept. 23, 1904, L.A. Ex officio Regent
as president, Alumni Association of UC, 1948-49. Education:
A.B. 1926, UCLA; 1926-27, Harvard Law School; LL.B. 1929, UCB. Career:
L.A. law practice, 1929-. President, UCLA Alumni Association, 1947-49,
L.A. County Bar Association, 1964-65.
Claude, b. March 22, 1938, Oakland, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1986-87. Education:
B.S. Economics, 1960, UC Berkeley; M.B.A., 1965, Harvard University.
Career: banker; C.E.O. Civic Bancorp; ran for U.S. Congress
against Ron Dellums in 1982.
Edward, b. March 8, 1858, Huntington, Penn.; d. Dec. 7, 1919,
Sacramento. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1907-18. Education: grad., Ohio State U. Career: school
teacher and principal, 1884-93; supt. of schools, Riverside county,