Regents of the University of California
Howard C., b. May 6, 1884, Nevada City, Cal.; d. March 21,
1961. Appointed, vice Regent Ehrman, 1952-61. Education:
B.S. 1907, M.S. 1908, UCB; M.D. 1909, UCSF. Career: neurological
surgeon; intern 1909-10; resident physician, June-Sept., 1911; assistant
resident physician, 1911-12; teacher, 1912-50, UC Hospital, S.F.
Professor, 1950-52; prof. emeritus, 1952-61, UCSF. Began S.F. practice,
1913. Was president: American Surgery Association (1953-54), S.F.
Medical Soc., S.F. County Neurological Soc.
S. Stephen, b. Jan 29, 1922, Fresno, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1989-92; appointed by Governor Wilson,
1992-2001. Committees: Audit, 1999-2000; Educational Policy,
1999-2001; Investments, 2000-01; Vice Chairman of the Board, 1990-91.
Education: B.S. Accounting, 1948, UC Berkeley; J.D., 1951,
Boalt Hall School of Law. Career: Delegate, Republican National
Convention, 1968 and 1984; appointed to State Board of Medical Examiners,
G. Norris, Jr., b. March 22, 1900, S.F.; d. March 18, 1979.
Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1963-64.
Education: A.B. 1921, UCB. Career: with Mills Estate,
Inc., 1921-38; mgr., 1939-42, East Bay Iceland; dir., 1942-46, Richmond
shipyards; dir. of sales promotion, 1946-49, Kaiser-Frazer, Willow
Run, Mich.; dir., customer relations, 1949-54, Kaiser Services;
vice-pres., 1955-, Henry J. Kaiser Co.; vice-pres., 1956-, Kaiser
Industries Corp. Regional vice-pres., Ntl. Municipal League. Served
as pres.: Oakland Renewal Fdn., Children's Hosp. of East Bay, Oakland
Chamber of Commerce, Alumni Assn. of UC, 1962-64.
Jacob Hart, b. Oct. 13, 1830, Strausberg, Penn.; d. March
26, 1909, S.F. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov., 1899-1903.
Career: came to Cal., 1850; apprenticed to blacksmith; mined
until 1863, El Dorado county; sheriff, 1867-69, Illinois Town; state
senator, 1871-75; Dutch Flat merchant, 1872-88; mem. of comn. to
report on Cal. and Ore. railroads, 1876; mem., state prison bd.,
1879-83, 1891-97. Pres., Cal. Miners' Assn., 1892-98; pres. of three
Rep. State Conventions.
David A., Appointed Student Regent, 1981-82. Education:
B.A. Communications, UC Los Angeles. Career: Became youngest
White House Fellow, 1983.
Martha, b. Framingham, Mass. Ex officio Regent as
Alumni Association President, 1990-91. Committees (1990-91):
Hospital Governance, Grounds and Buildings, Educational Policy.
Education: Farmingham, Massachusetts School of Nursing, 1959;
B.A. Social Ecology, 1972, UC Irvine; M.A. Social Ecology, 1976,
UC Irvine; Ph.D. Social Ecology, 1981, UC Irvine. Career:
Registered Nurse; Co-director, CSP, Inc, a community service program
in Orange County; owner, Newkirk Enterprises.
John Francis, b. Nov. 6, 1885, N.Y.C.; d. Aug. 19, 1960,
S.F. Appointed, vice Regent Hayes, 1928-44; reappointed,
1944-60; resigned, 1955. Education: 1899-1903, Seton Hall
Coll., N.J.; LL.D. (hon.) 1936, Oglethorpe; LL.D. (hon.) 1937, Seton
Hall Coll. Career: newspaperman, old morning Call, San
Francisco Bulletin; chmn., Cal. State Bd. of Control, 1911-17;
admitted to Cal. bar, 1916; S.F. law practice, 1917-60. Pres., Los
Flores Land and Oil Co. Trustee, Seton Hall Coll. Dir., S.F. Opera
Cyril Cecil, b. March 12, 1905, Mankato, Minn.; d. March
25, 1999. Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC,
1956-57. Education: A.B. 1927, UCLA. Career: 1927-29,
U.S. Gypsum Co., Oakland; salesman, sales mgr., 1929-45, Kellogg
Sales Co.; gen. mgr., pres., chmn. of bd., 1945-, Bell Brand Foods,
Ltd., L.A. Chmn. of bd., Tom Sawyer Foods, Inc. Dir.: Cal. Consumers
Corp., Food Employers Council, Inc., Bee Industries, Inc., Beneficial
Standard Life Ins. Co. Trustee: Catholic Welfare Bureau. Dir.: Archbishop's
Fund for Charity; United Way, Inc.; Welfare Planning Council. Knight
Commander, Order of St. Gregory the Great. Recipient, Alumnus of
Year Award, 1957, UCLA.
Fleet Adm. Chester William, b. Feb. 24, 1885, Fredericksburg,
Tex.; d. Feb. 21, 1966, Yerba Buena, Cal. Appointed to fill
unexpired term of Regent Roman, 1948-56. Education: B.S.
1905, U.S. Naval Acad.; grad. 1923, Naval War Coll.; LL.D. (hon.)
1943, UCB; LL.D. (hon.) 1947, Columbia. Career: commissioned
ensign, U.S. Navy, 1907; chief of staff, commander, Submarine Force,
Atlantic Fleet, 1918; exec. officer, USS So. Carolina, 1919; attached
to UC Naval Reserve Unit, 1926-29; commanded USS Augusta, 1933-35;
asst. chief, Bureau of Navigation, Navy Dept., 1935-38; rear adm.,
1938; commander, Battleship Div. 1, Battle Force, 1938-39; chief,
Bureau of Navigation, Navy Dept., 1939-41; commander-in-chief, Pacific
Fleet, 1941-45; fleet adm., 1944; Chief of Naval Operations, 1945-47;
special asst. to U.S. Secretary of Navy after 1947. Was chmn., Presidential
Comn. on Internal Security and Individual Rights.
Robert, b. Dec. 12, 1927, Burlington, Iowa. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1982-88. Committees: Investments,
1987-88; Educational Policy, 1988; Vice Chairman, Oversight of the
Dept. of Energy, 1988; Vice Chairman of the Board, 1985-86. Education:
B.A. Mathematics, 1949, Grinnell College; B.A. Physics, 1949, Grinnell
College; Ph.D. Physical Electronics, 1953, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology. Career: co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor,
1957; Co-founder, Intel Corp., 1968; holder of 16 U.S. patents on
semiconductor methods, integrated circuit technology.
Fabian. Speaker of the Assembly and ex officio Regent,
effective February 9, 2004 - present; Assemblymember from the 46th
district since 2002; B.A. degree in political science from Pitzer