Regents of the University of California
John B., b. September 24, 1922, Raton, New Mex. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1985-86. Education
B.A. Economics, 1949, UC Los Angeles; M.B.A. Accounting, 1950, UC
Los Angeles. Career: accountant, administrator with Price
Waterhouse, 1950-83; visiting professor at UCLA Graduate School
of Management in the 1980s.
William C., b. April 7, 1922, Cleveland, Ohio. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1970-71. Education:
A.B. Political Science, 1943, UC Los Angeles; L.L.B. Law, 1949,
Duke University. Career: Law practice in Los Angeles.
John Brooks, b. 1828, Mass.; d. May 12, 1877, Oakland. Elected
Honorary Regent, 1868-77. Education: 1847, Harvard U. Career:
Greek tutor, 1947; admitted to bar in east; became partner, S.F.
law practice, 1854.
Earl Joseph, b. Mar. 31, 1895, Mt. Jewett, Penn.; d. Jan.
31, 1958, Fresno, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of
Regent Ehrman, 1948-58. Education: A.B. 1915, UCB; 1916,
Harvard U. Law School; 1919, U. de Caen, France. Career:
admitted to Cal. bar, 1917; S.F. law practice, 1920-; publisher,
1953-, Hanford Sentinel and Journal; owner, Radio Station
KNGS, 1953-; purchased Santa Maria Times, 1956.
Charles D., b. August 2, 1936, San Francisco, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1976-77.
Education: B.A. Sociology, 1958, UC Riverside; L.L.B. Law,
1963, UC Los Angeles. Career: lawyer; Riverside County Superior
Robert, b. Oct. 9, 1925, Tempe, Ariz. Ex officio Regent
as lt. gov., 1967-. Education: A.B. 1947, Occidental Coll.;
LL.B. 1951, Univ. of Southern California. Career: U.S. Marine
Corps, 1943-45; Korean War, 1951-52; partner, Finch, Bell, Duitsman
and Margulis law firm, 1952-; pres., Palos Verdes Fed. Savings &
Loan, 1958-59; chm., Bd. of Marina Fed. Savings & Loan, 1958-59;
admin. asst. to vice-pres. of U.S., 1959-60; trustee and counsel,
Palos Verdes Coll., 1953-58; mem., Advisory Bd., Marymount Coll.,
1960-63; Bd. of Trustees, Occidental Coll.; Advisory Comm., CORO
Fdn.; Los Angeles County District Atty.'s Advisory Comm.; Legion
Lex; Town Hall; Commonwealth Club.
P.A., ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc.,
Ralph Talcott, b. Sept. 26, 1877, Oakland, Cal.; d. Aug.
7, 1948, Oakland, Cal.; Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal.
Alumni Assn., 1936-38. Education: A.B. 1901, A.M. 1903, LL.D.
(hon.) 1942, UCB. Career: asst. treas., cashier, 1903-17,
Union Oil Co.; chief of div., asst. dir., Rehabilitation Div., Federal
Bd. for Vocational Education, 1918-21, Washington, D.C.; dir., 1921-22,
Cal. State Dept. of Instns.; vice-pres., 1922-24, Am. Trust Col,
S.F., vice-pres., 1924-, Am. Trust Co., Oakland, pres., Oakland
Civil Service Bd., 1915-18, Bd. of Port Comrs., 1928-39; mem., Cal.
State Comn. on Pensions, 1927-28; chmn., Gov.'s Old Age Pension
Comn., 1943; mem., State Bd. of Educaiton, 1943-48; pres., Cal.
War Chest, Inc., 1943-48; mem., State Council on Educational Planning
and Coordination, 1940-41; mem., dir., 1933-35, ntl. vice-pres.,
1935-36, Ntl. Assn. of Credit Men. Mem., Pacific School of Religion,
Intl. House (Berkeley); Bd. of govs., Alameda County Community Fdn.;
pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1935-38. Dir.: Alameda County Tuberculosis
and Health Assn., Oakland. Pres., Oakland Community Chest, 1940-42,
National War Fund, 1945-46.
Arthur Gilman, b. 1867, Baltimore, Md.; d. April 21, 1937,
L.A. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1903-04.
Buron Rogers, b. March 22, 1895, Belcherville, Texas. Ex
officio Regent as lt. gov., 1926-28. Education: LL.B.
1916, U.S.C. Coll. of Law. Career: served in U.S. Army, 1917-19;
deputy dist. atty., 1920-23; chief trial deputy dist. atty., 1923-24;
chief deputy dist. atty., 1924-26, L.A. county. Resigned as lt.
gov., 1928. Dist. atty., 1928-40, L.A. county. Major, 1942, U.S.
Air Corps; chief, intelligence, Pacific Overseas Air Technical Services
Oscar Penn, b. Aug. 24, 1829, No. Carolina; d. Aug. 5, 1911,
Nashville, Tenn. Ex officio Regent as state of supt. of public
instruction, 1868-71. Education: Oak Grove Acad., No. Carolina.
Career: journalist for Lynchburg Republican; school
teacher and corresp. for Richmond Examiner Ordained as Methodist
minister in Ala., served as minister in S.F., Sonora, Santa Rosa,
and San Jose, Cal. Prof., Pacifica Methodist Coll., San Jose. State
supt. of public instruction, 1867-71. Editor, California Teacher,
1872-74; became editor of Christian Advocate, 1878.
Mortimer, b. Aug. 22, 1866, S.F.; d. July 13, 1953, S.F.
Appointed, vice Regent Hellman, 1918-34; reappointed, 1934-50.
Education: public schools. Career: partner. general
manager, A. Fleishhacker and Co., 1890. Became president: Truckee
River General Electric Co., 1899, American River Electric Co., 1901;
City Electric Co., 1905; Central Cal. Traction Co., 1906; Great
Western Power Co., 1908; Anglo-Cal. Bank, 1917. Was also pres.,
Fleishhacker Paper Co.; chmn., Cal. Ntl. Bank; founder, chairman
of board, Great Western Electro-Chemical Co.; 1st vice-pres., Anglo-London
and Paris Bank, S.F. Federal labor mediator; chairman, S.F. Draft
Exemption Bd. during World War II; secty., Cal. State Council of
Defense during World War II.
David, b. November 1, 1938, San Francisco, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1994-95. Committees (1994-1995):
Audit, Investments, Educational Policy, Grounds and Buildings. Education:
B.S. Accounting, 1960, UC Berkeley, L.L.B. 1963, Boalt Hall School
of Law. Career: partner, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Flinn;
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge.
Justin. Appointed by The Regents as student Regent
to serve a one-year term beginning July 1, 2000. Committee memberships
(2000-01): Educational Policy, Finance, Grounds and Buildings.
Education: Justin Fong is a graduate student at the University
of California, Los Angeles pursuing a Master of Public Policy at
the UCLA School of Public Policy and Research. Mr. Fong received
his B.A. in Environmental Sciences from the UC Berkeley. Career:
Mr. Fong has participated in numerous campus and community activities
in both Northern and Southern California, including serving as a
board member and co-founder of Bridges, an information network and
multicultural service provider for youth; serving as a member of
the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Task Force at UC
Berkeley, an advisory board to UC Berkeley administrators on issues
of student services, campus diversity and student leadership; and
serving as a volunteer teacher at the Oakland Street Academy, an
alternative high school for at-risk youth.
Henry S., d. March 28, 1905, Washington, D.C. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Delmas, 1892-1900. Career:
son of former governor of Miss. Served in Confederate army during
Civil War; served as comnr. of Cal. Supreme Court; U.S. attorney,
under Pres. Cleveland; was judge of citizenship court in Indian
William E. b. May 30, 1906, Anoka, Nebr.; d. Aug. 14, 1999.
Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1960-61.
Appointed, vice Regent Hansen, 1962. Education: A.B.
1928, UCLA. Career: exec., 1937-44, Columbia Broadcasting
System N.Y.C.; exec., 1944-51, Young and Rubicam, N.Y.C.; pres.,
gen. mgr., 1951-62, president, 1962-, So. California Music Co. Pres.,
UCLA Alumni Association, 1959-61.
Arthur William, b. April 24, 1850, Ireland; d. Oct. 15, 1930,
San Rafael, Cal. Education: LL.D. (hon.) 1929, UCB. Appointed,
vice Regent Foote, 1900-16; reappointed, 1916. Career:
came to S.F., 1875; entered mining brokerage firm; later became
pres., N.W. Pacific Railway. Was president and owner, Marin County
Water Works. Was Director: Anglo-London and Paris National Bank,
Market Street Railway. Treasurer, Panama-Pacific Exposition, 1915.
Received LL.D. (hon.) 1929, UCB. Chairman, Board of Regents, 1922-26.
Isaac, b. 1833, Oldenburg, Germany; d. July 11, 1878. Elected
Honorary Regent, 1868; resigned, 1869. Career: came to Cal.,
1849; mined; began speculating in grain, 1852; extensive land holdings
in San Joaquin valley, shipping interests.