Regents of the University of California
Fred McLean, b. 1837, N.Y.C.; d. March 28, 1905, Washington,
D.C. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1880-83. Career: teacher, 1857-58, principal, 1858-61, Vallejo
schs.; principal, then supt., 1861-80, Oakland schs.; secty. to
a Congressman following term as state supt. of public instruction.
W. Glenn, b. April 29, 1924, Komoka, Ontario, Canada. Appointed
by Governor Reagan, 1968-1984; Appointed by Governor Deukmejian,
1984-1996. Committees: Finance, 1995-1996; Investments, 1994-1996;
Oversight of the Department of Energy, 1995-1996. Vice Chairman
of the Board, 1981-1982; Chairman of the Board, 1982-1983. Education:
B.A. Economics, 1944, University of Western Ontario; B.A. Political
Science, 1944, University of Western Ontario; M.A. Economics, 1946,
Harvard University; Ph.D. Economics, 1948, Harvard University. Career:
Has held seven appointments under five U.S. Presidents. Advisor
to President Reagan. Director, Hoover Institution, 1960-present.
William Wallace, ex officio Regent as President of
the University, 1923-30 (see Administration,
John E., b. July 29, 1905, Anderson, Ind; d. July 27, 1987.
Ex officio Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC,
1950-51; appointed, vice Regent Heller, 1958-74. Education:
A.B. 1927, UCLA. Career: executive secretary, UCLA Alumni
Association and director, Bureau of Occupation, UCLA, 1929; former
public relations manager and corporate director of public relations,
now vice-president, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1939-. Director:
First Surety Corporation, Surety Savings and Loan Association, California
Institute for Cancer Research; received UCLA "Alumnus of Year" award,
R.S., Ex officio Regent as president, State Agri.
Ralph, b. January 5, 1951, Los Angeles, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Vice President of Alumni Association, 1995-1996. Committees
(1995-96): Educational Policy, Audit, Finance, Hospital Governance.
Education: B.A. Political Science, UC Santa Barbara; M.A.
Political Science, 1974, UC Santa Barbara; Ph.D. Political Science,
1984, UC Santa Barbara. Career: Sacramento Municipal Utility
District. Alumni regent from Santa Barbara campus.
Herschel L., b. Aug. 31, 1879, Aledo, Ill.; d. Mar. 31, 1941,
L.A. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov.,1928-31. Education:
1894-96 Monmouth Coll., Ill.; private study of law. Career:
admitted to the bar, 1904; partner, 1904-12, with William Collier,
Riverside; state comnr. of corps., 1914-18; pres., Ntl. Assn. Securities
Comnrs. and Attys. Gen., 1917-18; began L.A. law practice, 1920-;
mem., state tax comn., 1927-28; apptd. co-receiver, Julian Petroleum
Corp., 1927; lt. gov., 1928-31; state bldg. and loan comnr., 1931.
Gideon J., b. May 4, 1823, Hartford, Penn.; d. May 6, 1910,
Placerville, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly,
1875-77. Career: came to El Dorado county, Cal., 1850, mined
until 1855; state senator, 1856; El Dorado county clerk, 1862; El
Dorado county dist. atty. for 3 terms beginning 1867; assemblyman
from El Dorado county, 1875-77; El Dorado county supreme court reporter,
1878-80; railroad comnr.; joint owner, 1889-91, sole owner, 1891,
editor of Mountain Democrat.
Ezra Slocum, b. 1819, Stephentown, N.Y.; d. Nov. 27, 1894,
Pasadena, Cal. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public
instruction, 1875-80. Education: Renssalear Boys Sch.; M.D.
1842, Castleton Coll., Vt. Career: prof. (chemistry), 1842-53,
Castleton Coll.; also taught at Albany Med. Coll., Philadelphia
Med. Coll., N.Y. State Normal School; prof. (chemistry and natural
history), U. Wis., 1856-67; regent, U. Wis. (1 year); prof. (agriculture,
chemistry, and horticulture), UC, 1869-74.
Jesse D., b. June 10, 1814, Sumner county, Tenn.; d. Dec.
11, 1903, Salinas, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., State
Agri. Soc., 1885-86. Career: store clerk, 1828-36, Memphis,
Tenn.; in cotton business and army, 1836-49; came to S.F., 1849;
collector of customs, S.F., 1849; assemblyman from S.F., 1851; part
owner of Pulgas estate, Redwood City, 1852; supvr., Santa Cruz county,
1853-55; largest star mail contractor on Pacific coast, 1866-70;
purchased swamp lands in Modoc county for stock raising, 1870-71;
established Salinas City Bank, 1873; was also pres., Bank of Monterey;
mem., Board of Freeholders that framed charter for Salinas, 1900.
Edward W., b. June 29, 1911, Cumberland, Md.; d. April 25,
1996. Appointed vice Regent Sprague 1952-68; reappointed
before term expired to succeed Regent Haggerty, 1966-82. Education:
A.B. 1932, UCLA; M.B.A. 1937, Harvard Business Sch.; LL.D. (hon.)
1962, Occidental Coll. Career: pres., Broadway-Hale Stores,
Inc., 1946-; dir.: Northrop Corp., Pacific Telephone and Telegraph
Co., So. Cal. Edison Co., United Cal. Bank, Western Bancorporation.
Trustee: Occidental Coll.; Stanford Research Inst; Brookings Inst.,
Washington, D.C. Dir.: Council for Financial Aid to Education, N.Y.,
S.F. Opera Assn., So. Cal. Symphony Assn., Santa Anita Fdn., James
Irvine Fdn. Recipient Alumnus of the Year award, 1953 UCLA; Cal.
"Industrialist of the Year," 1962; recipient, Tobe award for distinguished
service to Am. retailing, 1959. Chmn., Board of Regents, 1964-66.
Eugene, b. Nov. 13, 1820, Ireland; d. June 14, 1883, S.F.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Haight, 1876-88;
resigned, 1880. Education: grad., Georgetown Coll. Career:
came to U.S., 1822; admitted to bar, 1844; began New York law practice,
1844; editor, Freeman's Journal, N.Y.; also contributed to
newspapers in other cities; corp. counsel of N.Y.C., 1846-47; came
to S.F., 1850; publisher, 1851, Public Balance, The True Balance,
The Standard; state printer, 1851; retired from journalism,
resumed law practice; U.S. Senator from Cal., 1869-73; law practice
until retirement; member, California Constitutional Convention,
Carol, b. February 10, 1945, Oakland, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Wilson, 1997-98. Committees (1997-98): Health
Services, Oversight of the Department of Energy, Educational Policy.
Education: B.A. Physical Education, UC Davis; M.A. Physical
Education, California State University, Fresno; Teaching Credential,
California State University, Fresno. Career: Teacher; Named
Woman of the Year by California State Legislature in 1992; appointed
to a six-year term on CPEC by Governor Wilson in 1998.
Dorothy B. (Mrs. Norman Chandler). Appointed, vice
Regent Jordon, 1954-70. Education: Stanford. Career:
publishing and public service. Hon. life chairman, Southern California
Symphony Association; director, S.F. Opera Association; president,
board of governors, Performing Arts Council of the Music Center
of L.A. county; vice-president, The Music Center Operating Co.;
chairman emeritus, Hollywood Bowl Association; vice president, corporate
relations, and director, Times Mirror Co.; member, President's Advisory
Comm., U.S. Information Agency; trustee, Occidental Coll.; recipient
of hon. degrees from Occidental Coll., U. Judaism, U. Portland,
Otis Art Institute of L.A. county. First woman to receive Gold Insignia
of Honor from Republic of Austria.
Charles Metaphor, b. 1831, Baltimore, Md.; d. Jan. 9, 1899,
S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1895-98.
Career: came to Cal., 1852; bought Commercial Advertiser,
1852; mem., Vigilance Comm. of 1856; assoc. with Marcus D. Buruck
in Fireman's Journal; formed Chase Bowley auction business,
1865; organized firm of Killip and Co., 1871; formed Bay Dist. Racing
Assn., 1874; mem., S.F. Volunteer Fire Dept.
Jr., Frank W., b. November 17, 1917, Los Angeles, Calif.
Appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, 1980-1988; Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1988-2000. Committees: Audit,
1998-2000; Health Services, 1999-2000; Investments, 1999-2000. Vice
Chairman of the Board, 1984-1985, 1998-1999. Chairman of the Board,
1986-1988. Education: B.S. Business, 1939, UC Los Angeles;
J.D. Law, 1946, Hastings College of the Law. Career: Lawyer;
President, Southern California Tennis Association; Honorary Trustee,
Forsythe Charles, b. Feb. 6, 1895, Stockton, Cal.; d. Sept.
25, 1940, Stockton. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly,
Sept. 12, 1934-Jan. 7, 1935. Education: public schs., business
coll., studied law by correspondence. Career: reporter, Stockton
Evening Mail, 1915-17; sgt., 1917-19, U.S. Army; news staff,
Stockton Record, 1919-21; secty., dist. atty's. office, 1921-25;
deputy dist. atty., San Joaquin county, 1925-26; lawyer, 1927-34;
assemblyman from San Joaquin county, 1927-30, 1933-35; dist. atty.,
San Joaquin county, 1934-40.
William K., b. July 28, 1922, S.F. Appointed, vice
Regent Sullivan, 1964-80. Education: A.B. 1943, UCB; LL.B.
1847, Yale. Career: atty.; mem., Jacobs, Sills and Coblentz;
capt., Army Corps of Engineers, World War II; special counsel for
Gov. Edmund G. Brown, 1958, 1960. Trusteee, Cal. state colls., 1960-64.
Consultant to U.S. Secty. of State, Jan.-May, 1962. Dir.: Bay Area
Urban League; Bay Area Educational Television; Gov. of Cal.'s Business
Advisory Council. Mem., various bar associations and Am. Law Inst.
George Ira, b. July 1, 1863, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; d.
June 27, 1949, L.A. Appointed, to fill unexpired term of
Regent Phoebe A. Hearst, 1919-46. Education: Law Soc., Osgoode
Hall, U. Toronto. Career: moved to Cal., 1888, naturalized,
1893, admitted to Cal. bar, 1888; atty. for L.A. Clearing House,
1893-94; pres., 1906-36, 1945-, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co.
of Cal.; assisted in organization of United Electric Gas and Power
Co. Mem.: civil service comn., L.A.; efficency comm., L.A. Trustee,
state normal sch., L.A.; trustee, treas., U. So. Cal. Dir.: Central
Investment Corp., Grand Central Garage, Artesian Water Co., Rosedale
Cemetery Assn., Long Beach Bath House and Amusement Co., Seaside
James, b. December 20, 1926, Huntington Park, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1975-76.
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, 1950, UC Los Angeles.
Career: Alumni Regent from Los Angeles campus; President, CEO
of Collins Foods International, Inc., which owns and operates several
Kentucky Fried Chicken and Sizzler restaurants.
Samuel La Fort, b. Aug. 6, 1895, Fortville, Ind.; d. June
27, 1965. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1947-53.
Career: in U.S. Army on Mexican border, 1916; with Am. Expeditionary
Force, France, 1917-18; practiced law, 1919-22; asst. dist. atty.,
1922-26, dist. atty., 1926-32, Orange county; congressman, 1932-36;
practiced law, 1936-40; assemblyman from Orange county, 1941-52.
Robert Asa, b. Dec. 25, 1875, San Diego; d. Oct. 4, 1930,
Pomona, Cal. Ex officio Regent as president, State Agri.
Soc., 1925-30. Education: UCB. Career: rancher in
southern California, 1892-96; clerk, board of supvrs., 1897-1900,
horticulture insp., 1901-02, agri. adviser, 1903-13, Riverside county;
named supt. agri. and director of education, Cal. Jr. Republic (a
farm school for problem boys), 1914-18, Chino; principal, Chino
Vocational High Sch.; served as president, Cal. State Fair. Mem.,
agri. comm., L.A. Chamber of Commerce. Dir., California State Chamber
Shirley B., b. October 18, 1926, Alameda, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1982-83. Education:
B.A., 1948, UC Berkeley. Career: Director of the dental assistant
program at the College of Alameda; Recipient of UC Berkeley's Rosalie
Stern Award in 1963. First woman president of California Alumni
Ward., b. June 15, 1939, Leesville, La. Appointed
in 1993 by Governor Wilson to a 12-year term as Regent, 1993-2005.
Committee memberships (2000-01): Audit (Chair), Educational
Policy, Finance (Vice Chair). Education: Mr. Connerly earned
his bachelor's degree in political theory from California State
University, Sacramento. Career: Ward Connerly is President
and Chief Executive Officer of Connerly & Associates, a Sacramento
land-use consulting firm. In 1996 he served as chairman of the California
Civil Rights Initiative, which campaigned for the passage of Proposition
209. He serves on the board of the California Chamber of Commerce.
Frank Leslie, b. Dec. 27, 1853, Napa, Cal.; d. Oct. 5, 1934,
Napa. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1891-92,
1897-98. Education: LL.B. 1875, Columbian (now George Washington)
U. Career: admitted to bar, 1876; dist. atty., 1879-84, Napa
county; assemblyman from Napa county, 1887-91, 1897, 1921-30; Am.
Minister to Japan, 1892-93; state librarian of Cal., 1898-99; U.S.
atty., no. dist., Cal., 1898-1901; Congressman, 1901-03; Napa law
William John, b. Nov. 24, 1882, Sacramento; d. Sept. 19,
1935, Kearney, Nebr. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of
public instruction, 1927-29. Education: UC; Whittier Coll.,
Ed.D., USC. Career: teacher in Berkeley, Piedmont, Fresno;
supt. of schs., San Diego; comnr. of education for the U.S., 1929-33;
prof. (education), George Washington U., 1933-35.
Pierre Barlow, b. 1821, Delaware county, N.Y.; d. Sept. 28,
1904. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of S.F.,
1881-88. Career: worked in shipping and commission house,
Buffalo, N.Y.; came to S.F., 1848; mined in Sacramento; mem.; Priest,
Lee and Co. (general merchandising and real estate), 1849-59; mem.,
Sacramento city council, 1849; assemblyman in 1st legislature; helped
develop coal mining interests on coast; pres., Black Diamond Coal
Mining Co. for over 20 years. Was also pres., Bellingham Bay and
British Columbia Railroad Co.; pres., Cal. Electric Light Co.; life
mem., Cal. Soc. of Pioneers (pres., 1865-66); chmn. of Rep. State
Jabez Franklin, b. 1834, Rochester, N.Y.; d. Oct. 9, 1914,
S.F. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1880-81.
Career: came to Cal. and began law practice, 1850; dist.
atty., Sierra county, 1855; assemblyman from S.F., 1873-74, 1880-81;
comnr., State Marine Bd. Was also city and county atty., S.F.; atty.
for Giant Powder Works for nearly 50 years.
b. Jan. 16, 1828, Somersetshire, England; d. March 25, 1906, Sacramento.
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1891-92. Career:
came to U.S., 1846; came to Cal., 1850; butchering, stock raising
from 1851; state senator from Sacramento, 1883-87; helped organize
Cal. State Bank, 1881, pres., 1894-1906; partner, Cox and Clark,
extensive ranchers and capitalists.
Edward, b. Nov. 12, 1896, L.A. Ex officio Regent as
speaker of the assembly, 1933-37. Career: Assemblyman from
Orange county, 1926-37; legislative advocate for Pacific Lighting
Wigginton Ellis, b. Feb. 8, 1877, Fresno, Cal.; d. Aug. 5,
1927, Piedmont, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni
Assn., 1918-20 (first alumni pres. to serve as Regent). Education:
A.B. 1898, UCB. Career: S.F. law practice, 1900-22; mem.,
Titus, Wright, and Creed, 1907-15; Creed, Jones, and Dall, 1915-22.
Assisted in reorganizing People's Water Co., 1915-17. Pres., reorganizing
comm., East Bay Water Co., 1917; Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; C.
A. Hooper and Co. (lumber); Columbia Steel Co. Dir.: Wells Fargo
Nev. Nt. Bank, Associated Oil Co., East Bay Water Co., various other
Cal. corps. Trustee: Cal. Inst. for Deaf and Blind, 1905-13; Hooper
Fdn.; Mills Coll.
Charles Frederick, b. Dec. 25, 1854, Sacramento; d. July
18, 1897, San Mateo county. Appointed, vice: Regent Swift,
1888-97. Education: attended Cal. Mil. Inst.; Polytechnic
Sch., Brooklyn. Career: began as clerk at Oakland Mole of
Central Pacific Railroad, eventually became mgr., Monterey Div.;
succeeded father as vice-pres., Central Pacific Railroad Co. Fdr.
Native Sons of the Golden West. Pres., bd. of trustees, Acad. of
Sciences. Was trustee, Stanford U. Contributed to Lick Obs. Restored
Sutter's Fort in Sacramento.
William Henry, b. Jan. 13, 1861, Sacramento; d. Sept. 25,
1937, Burlingame, Cal. Appointed, vice: Regent Ellinwood,
1908-24; reappointed, 1924-37. Education: Ph.B. 1882, Sheffield
Scientific School (Yale). Career: banker; was pres., Crocker
Ntl. Bank S.F., Crocker Investment Co., Provident Securities Co.,
Crocker Estate Co., Pacific Improvement Co. Dir.: Pacific Telephone
and Telegraph Co., Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., Pacific Mutual Life
Ins. Co., Pacific Gas and Electric Co. Chmn., Bd. of Regents, 1926-37.
Warren Holdredge, b. Oct. 25, 1905, L.A. Ex officio
Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1952-53. Education:
A.B. 1927, UCLA. Career: Union Oil Credit Dept., 1927-29;
salesman, Revel Miller and Co., 1929-32; partner, Crowell, Weeden
and Co., members of N.Y. Stock Exchange, 1932-. Dir.: Seaboard Finance
Co.; New Idria Mining and Chemical Co.; Pomona Tile Manufacturing
Co.; Waste King Corp. Has been vice-pres., Investment Bankers Assn.
of Am.; vice-chmn., Ntl. Assn. of Securities Dealers; chmn. of bd.,
Los Angeles Stock Exchange. Currently gov., Assn. of Stock Exchange
Joseph Moore, b. Feb. 1, 1868, S.F.; d. Aug. 20, 1940, S.F.
Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Institute of S.F.,
1932-37. Career: gen. mgr., Mechanics Inst., S.F., 1896-1911;
exec. secty., Pan Pacific Intl. Exposition; mgr., Downtown Assn.,
Thomas James, b. Sept. 24, 1905, L.A. Ex officio Regent
as Pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1954-55. Education: A.B. 1928,
UCLA; LL.B. 1931, University of Southern California; LL.D. (hon.),
Chapman Coll., 1960. Career: lect. (education), 1931-32,
UCLA; admitted to Cal. bar, 1932; attorney with Fredericks, Hanna
and Morton, later Hanna and Morton; assemblyman from L.A., 1935-37;
L.A. law practice, 1939-47; assistant professor (military science
and tactics), 1941-43, UCLA; capt. to col., U.S. Army, served in
American and European theaters, awarded Legion of Merit, World War
II; judge, 1947-55; presiding judge, domestic relations department,
1949; presiding judge, criminal department, 1951, superior court,
L.A. county; general counsel, UC Regents, 1955-. Pres., UCLA Alumni
Association, 1953-55. Recipient, Alumnus of Year award, 1961, UCLA;
Dir., California Institute of Cancer Research. Director, 1963-64,
vice-president, 1964-65, president, 1965-66, National Association
of Coll. and U. Attys.
Mike, b. December 24, 1944, Savannah, Gerogia. Ex officio
Regent as Lt. governor, 1978-83. Career: Founded his own
record company; president of MGM Records; president of Mike Curb
Productions; president of Warner-Curb Records. Elected Lt. Governor
b. Feb. 5, 1826, Raleigh, No. Carolina; d. July 12, 1897, Sacramento.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Moss, 1880-90;
resigned, 1883. Career: came to Sacramento, 1850; Sacramento
law practice to 1885; assemblyman from Sacramento, 1861; state senator
from Sacramento, 1867-70, 1877-79. Was gen. solicitor, for Southern
Pacific Railroad Col, 1887. Maj. Gen., National Guard, 1860.
Gary, b. November 17, 1943, Stockton, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1985-1986. Education:
B.S. Agricultural Economics, 1965, UC Davis; M.S. Business, 1975,
Stanford University. Career: Land Developer.