Regents of the University of California
Haim, b. Alexandria, Egypt. Appointed by Governor
Davis, 2002-2013. Career: Chairman, CEO, Saban Capital
Group; founder, Saban Entertainment, Fox Family Worldwide; board
member, National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, National Campaign
Against Youth Violence, Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Linda R., b. Youngstown,
Ohio. Appointed Student Regent, 1982-83. Education:
UC San Diego, Philosophy. Career: Chairman of SBPC, 1980-81;
intern for Lt. Governor Dymally, 1978; intern for Assemblywoman
Louis, b. Sept. 19, 1820, Bavaria; d. Dec. 19, 1890, S.F.
Elected to fill unexpired term of Honorary Regent Friedlander,
1869-70; reappointed, 1870-86; resigned, 1875. Career: came
to Cal., 1853; wholesale dry goods merchant, 1853-81; dir., Bank
of Cal., Pacific Ins. Co.; retired, 1881; pres., Temple Emanu-El,
Fred, Ex officio Regent-designate as Secretary of
the Alumni Associations until June 30, 2002, when he will begin
a one-year term as Regent. Education: B.A. History, UC Irvine;
J.D., UC Los Angeles. Career: atty., partner, Sainick &
Coté; Orange County Bar Association Client Relations Committee;
Irvine Junior Olympics Steering Committee.
Michael, b. Nov. 3, 1950. Appointed Student Regent,
1977-78. Education: B.A. Sociology, 1972, UC Santa Barbara;
Law, UC Davis. Career: Legislative asst. to Senator Joseph
M. Kenning, 1973-74; awarded Fulbright Grant, 1995-96; visiting
Professor of Law, UCD.
Margaret Rishel, b. Feb. 1, 1864, Bloomsburg, Penn.; d. May
2, 1937, L.A. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
McKinley, 1919-22; reappointed, 1922-37. Career: came to
Cal., 1887; pres., 1897-1900, Friday Morning Club, mem., first juvenile
court bd. in L.A., 1902-06; chmn., Women's Comm., L.A. County Council
of Defense, 1917-18; mem., vice-pres., Women's Athletic Club, mem.,
bd. of dirs. and an organizer, Community Chest; mem., Am. Women's
David S., ex officio Regent as President of the University,
1975-83 (see Administration,
Tom. Appointed by Governor Wilson for the term 1994-2006.
Committee memberships (2000-01): Audit, Educational Policy
(Vice Chair), Health Services. Education: Mr. Sayles received
his bachelor's degree in political science from Stanford University
and his juris doctorate from Harvard Law School. Career:
Tom Sayles is Senior Vice President Consumer Markets, for Energy
Pacific, a joint venture of Pacific Enterprises and ENOVA Corporation.
He is also a vice president of Pacific Enterprises Co. Prior to
joining the Gas Company he was secretary of the California Business,
Transportation and Housing Agency. From 1991 to 1992 he worked for
the State of California as commissioner of corporations. He served
as senior legal counsel for TRW, Inc. from 1982 to 1991 and for
the California Attorney General's Office as deputy attorney general
from 1977 to 1979. He was the assistant U.S. Attorney from 1979
to 1981. Governor Deukmejian appointed him to the Community College
Board of Governors in 1988 and he has also served on the board of
directors of the Los Angeles Southwest College Foundation.
Douglas E., b. Dec 1, 1935, Mason City, Iowa. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1983-84. Education:
B.A. Political Science, 1960, UC Santa Barbara; J.D., 1963, Harvard
University. Career: atty., Jarvis, Hartloff & Simon;
named Volunteer of the Year, 1985, Council for Advancement and Support
Arnold. Ex officio Regent as Governor of California,
November 17, 2003-.
A. Lowndes, b. 1866; d. Sept. 15, 1960, Contra Costa county.
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Bd. of Agri., 1911-13.
Career: formed Pacific Hardware and Steel Co. as a young
man; retired, 1956. Active in development of UCD.
Arthur Walter, b. Oct. 25, 1856, S.F.; d. April 15, 1932,
S.F., Feb.-April, 1932. Education: Ph.B. 1876, UCB; M.D.
1879, UCSF. Career: practiced medicine in Calistoga, Cal.,
then served as surgeon in U.S. Army; teacher, principal, Alameda
(Cal.) High Sch., 1888-1904; principal, 1904-26, Girls High Sch.,
Irving Murray, b. Dec. 25, 1827, Hebron Mills, Md.; d. 1903.
Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics' Inst. of S.F., 1878-80.
Education: Milton, Md. Acad.; Baltimore Mechanics' Inst.
Career: entered factory of Obed Hussey, manufacturer of reaping
machinery, Baltimore; became expert draftsman and engineer; moved
to Cal. Was draftsman, supt., later partner, Union Iron Works, S.F.
Designed machinery for working Comstock mines; invented improved
cut-off engines and other machines. Was pres., Art Assn. of S.F.;
trustee, Leland Stanford, Jr. U. Built battleship Oregon, other
ships for U.S. Navy. Went to St. Petersburg, 1898, to advise Russian
govt. on building war ships.
Laurence, Ex officio Regent as President of the Alumni
Associations, 2003-04. Committees: Educational Policy, Grounds
and Buildings, Health Services. Education: B.A., 1959, UC
Los Angeles; M.D., 1963, The Chicago Medical School. Career:
attending physician, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; clinical professor
of medicine, University of Southern California; former president,
Society of Graduate Internists; board of directors, American Diabetes
Association, Southern California Affiliate; board of directors,
board of governors, UCLA Foundation; chair, UCLA Chancellors Associates
and the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame committee.
Brian, Ex officio Regent as Speaker of the Assembly,
Jeffrey A., b. Aug. 31, 1950, Los Angeles, Cal. Ex officio
Regent as President of the Alumni Associations of the University
of California for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2001. Prior
to that period, he served as a Regent-designate for one year beginning
July 1, 2000. Advisory member to Committees (2000-01): Educational
Policy, Grounds and Buildings, Health Services. Education:
He received his bachelor's degree in political science and his master's
degree in public administration from UC Los Angeles. Career:
Mr. Seymour is a partner with Morey/Seymour & Associates, a
governmental relations consulting firm specializing in advocacy
at the municipal and county levels. Mr. Seymour has served on the
boards of numerous civic and community organizations and is currently
a member of the Board of Directors of the UCLA Foundation; a member
of the Campaign Cabinet for Campaign UCLA; Vice Chair of the Jewish
Community Relations Committee, Jewish Federation Council of Greater
Los Angeles; a member of the Westside Chancellors Associates; and
Chair, College Connections, Jewish Community Relations Committee.
James McMillan, b. May 27, 1816, Vt.; d. Aug. 29, 1892, S.F.
Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1881. Education:
grad., Wesleyan U. Career: mem., Vt. house of representatives,
1841; secty. of state, 1842-49, Vt., 1850-56, Wis.; assemblyman,
speaker, 1851, Wis.; came to Cal., 1856; opened law practice; state
senator from S.F. county, 1862-64. Mem., Cal. Constitutional Convention,
1878. Owner, breeder of cattle and horses. Judge, S.F. Superior
Thomas Bowles, b. Sept. 21, 1827, Westmoreland county, Penn.;
d. Feb. 21, 1897, S.F. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the
assembly, 1871-72; state senator from Butte, Plumas county, 1863-65;
surveyor, 1865-69, Port of S.F.; collector of customs, 1872-80,
Stanley K., b. June 12, 1920, New York, N.Y. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1977-89. Committees: Investments,
1987-88; Chairman, Audit, 1987-89; Finance, 1987-88; Oversight of
the Dept. of Energy, 1988; Officers' Salaries and Administrative
Funds, 1988; Nominating Committee, 1988-89; Chairman, Employee Benefit
and Retirement Programs, 1988-89; Vice Chairman of the Board, 1983-84.
Education: A.B. History, 1949, Stanford University. Career:
Economist; Chairman, ACLU, 1973-82; Ran for U.S. Congress, 1966,
1968; Publisher, "New Perspective."
Minna Eshelman, b. 1860; d. April 21, 1913, Fresno. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Chester Rowell, March 1913, died
before attending a meeting. Career: scientific farmer and
civic leader, Fresno county; owner, Minnewawa vineyard; a fdr.,
Fresno Parlor Lecture Club.
Lodowick Updike, b. 1824, East Greenwich, R.I.; d. Aug. 8,
1896, Stockton, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri.
Soc., 1887-88. Career: came to Cal., 1856; worked as machinist,
farmer; later was partner, Shippee and McKee grocery business; developed
large sheep raising enterprise; became dir., pres., Stockton Savings
and Loan Soc., 1864; mayor of Stockton, 1887-89; organizer and pres.,
Cherokee Lane Toll Rd., 1869. Pres., San Joaquin County Agri. Soc.,
Roy, b. June 10, 1948, Cincinnati, Ohio. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1993-94. Committees
(1993-94): Finance, Oversight of the Dept. of Energy, Regents' Procedures,
Educational Policy. Education: B.A. History, 1970, UC Los
Angeles; J.D., 1973, Harvard University. Career: atty., Mitchell,
Silberberg & Knupp.
James Willys, b. Aug. 12, 1905, Castroville, Cal.; d. Oct.
23, 1976. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1953-55.
Career: warehouseman; assemblyman from Monterey, San Luis
Obispo counties, 1946-55; senior vice-pres., Independent Savings
and Loan, Salinas.
Norton, b. Feb. 5, 1907, Portland, Ore.; d. June 2, 1993.
Appointed, vice Regent Storke, 1960-76. Career: partner
with father in steel salvage co., 1923-26; partner, 1926-31, L.A.
Steel Products. Pres.: 1931-35, Orange County Canners, Inc.; 1936-42,
Val Vita Food Products, Inc.; 1943-44, Hunt Bros. Packing Co. Chmn.
of bd., 1945-58, Hunt Foods, Inc.; chmn., pres., 1958-64, Hunt Foods
and Industries, Inc.; dir., chmn. of finance comm., McCall Corp.;
dir., chmn., finance comm., Crucible Steel Co. of Am.; dir., Canada
Dry Corp.; chmn., bd. of dirs., Wheeling Steel Corp.; dir., mem.
of exec. comm., No. Pacific Railway Co. Fndr., Norton Simon Fdn.
to loan works of art to public museums; mem., bd., L.A. County Museum
of Art. Trustee, Reed Coll.
Roy E., b. March 15, 1893, Santa Rosa, Cal.; d. Dec. 3, 1981.
Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction, 1945-63.
Education: Heald's Business Coll., Armstrong Coll., Pomona
Coll., UCB. M.A. 1931, Claremont Coll.; Ph.D. 1951, Coll. of Pacific;
Litt.D. (hon.) 1948, Chapman Coll.; D.H.L. (hon.) 1953, Coll. Osteopathic
Physicians and Surgeons. Career: teacher, 1915-17; World
War I service; principal, 1919-27, Anderson Union High Sch., principal,
1927-32, Emerson Jr. High Sch., Pomona Evening High Sch.; supt.,
1932-37, Gilroy High Sch. and Elementary Sch. Dist.; city supt.
of schs., 1937-40, Santa Cruz, supt., 1940-45, So. Pasadena city
sch. dist. and So. Pasadena-San Marino high sch. dist.; mem., gov.'s
council, 1945-63; secty., exec. officer , Sate Bd. of Education,
1945-63; mem., State Comm. on Vocational Education, 1945-63; mem.,
War Price and Rational Bd., 1942-45; mem., war training program,
1942-45; mem., Cal. Assn. Sch. Admins. (pres., 1944, vice-pres.,
1945); mem., State Purchases Standards Comm.; mem. and mem., exec.
comm., Western Interstate Comn. on Higher Education, 1955-63. Retired,
Charles William, b. Dec. 12, 1858, Milroy, Penn.; d. Dec.
20, 1945, S.F. Appointed, vice Regent Stebbins, 1894-1910;
reappointed, 1910-26; resigned, 1911. Education: Ph.B. 1879,
LL.D. (hon.) 1929, UCB; LL.B. 1882, Hastings Coll. of Law. Career:
admitted to Cal. bar, 1882, S.F. law practice, 1882-90; prof. (law),
1885-1901, dean of faculty, 1899-1901, Hastings Coll. of Law; judge,
1890-98, S.F. Superior Court; resumed practice, 1898 assoc. with
Edgar T. Zook after 1920. Became dir., 1903, vice-pres., 1918, Hastings
Coll. of Law. Mem., Am., Cal., and S.F. bar assns., Cal. Hist. Soc.,
Cal. Acad. of Sci.
Louis, b. July 13, 1823, Bavaria; d. June 4, 1902. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Hager, April, 1890; name withdrawn
by Gov. Markham from consideration for confirmation by state senate,
Jan., 1891. Career: arrived in U.S., 1845; came to Cal.,
1849; engaged in mining, business operations, 1849-52; established
Louis Sloss and Co., wholesale groceries, Sacramento, 1852-61; opened
Louis Sloss and Co., S.F. stock brokerage, 1861; became engaged
in hide, fur, wool, leather business; organized Alaska Commercial
Co., 1868; secured lease and right to kill seals on Prybilof and
Kommandorsk islands, 1870-90. Had interest in Alaska Packers Assn.,
Anglo-Nevada Assurance Corp. Treas., Regents of UC, 1885-1902; pres.,
Soc. of Cal. Pioneers, 1884-85.
Bert L., b. March 8, 1903, Eureka, Nevada; d. Nov. 3, 1981.
Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President, 1972-73.
Education B.S. Horticulture, 1926. Career: First Alumni
Regent from the Davis campus; producer of olives and olive oil in
Butte County for 20 years; 9 years with Agricultural Extension Service.
Mortimer, b. Sept. 20, 1899, Oakland, Cal.; d. 1984. Ex
officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1959-60. Education:
UCB. Career: admitted to Cal. bar, 1923,; pres., Oakland
Title Ins. Co., vice-pres., mgr., Cal. Pacific Title Ins. Co., Alameda
county operations. Dir., Cal. Pacific Title Ins. Co.; San Francisco
div. mgr., Title Ins. and Trust Co.; chmn., finance comm., Am. Title
Assn. Served as pres., Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Am. Title Assn.,
Cal. Alumni Assn., 1958-60. Retired.
William French, b. Aug. 26, 1917, Wilton, N.H.; d. Oct 29,
1990. Appointed by Governor Reagan, 1968-86; Appointed
by Governor Deukmejian, 1986-90. Committees: Consider Increased
Media Coverage of Regents, 1975; Oversight of the Dept. of Energy,
1987-90 (Vice Chairman, 1990); Investments, 1987-90; Chairman of
the Board, 1970-72, 1974-75, 1976. Education: A.B., 1939,
UC Los Angeles; L.L.B., 1942, Harvard University. Career:
atty., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Private atty. to Ronald Reagan;
U.S. Atty. General, 1981-85; awarded Outstanding University Service
Award, 1971; UCLA Alumnus of the Year, 1981.
Charles, b. Jan 9, 1947, Palo Alto, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as alumni Association Vice President, 1997-98. Committees
(1997-98): Grounds and Buildings; Educational Policy; Vice Chairman,
Oversight of the Dept. of Energy. Education: B.S. Chemistry,
1969, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Chemistry, 1978, UC
Davis. Career: President, Technology Development Center since
1990; Vice President of California Analytical Laboratories, 1978-86,
then Vice President of Enseco, Inc. after Cal-Labs merged with other
Norman Frederick, appointed to fill unexpired term
of Regent McEnerney, 1942-52. Career: physician.
Adolph Bernard, b. Jan. 5, 1857, S.F.; d. June 28, 1924,
S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Agri. Soc., 1899-1901.
Career: clerk, 1876-80; secty., 1880, Cal. Sugar Refinery;
vice-pres., 1881-1924, J. D. Spreckels and Bros. Co. Was also assoc.
with Spreckels Sugar Co., Oceanic Steamship Co., J. D. and A. B.
Spreckels Securities Co. S.F. park comnr., 1900-24.
Robert Gordon, ex officio Regent as Pres. of the University,
1930-58 (see Administration,
Leland Amasa, b. March 9, 1824, Watervhiet, N.Y.; d. June
21, 1893, Palo Alto, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term
of Regent Redding, Sept., 1882-98; resigned before appointment was
confirmed by state senate, March, 1883. Education: Clinton
Liberal Inst., N.Y., Cazenovia Seminary, N.Y., private law study.
Career: admitted to bar, 1847; Port Washington, Wis. law
practice, 1848-52; storeowner, justice of peace, Michigan Bluff,
Cal., 1853; pres., dir., Central Pacific Railroad, 1861-93; pres.,
dir., Southern Pacific Co., 1885-90. U.S. Senator, 1885-93. Fndr.,
Leland Stanford, Jr., U., 1885 (opened 1891).
Philip A., b. Feb. 4, 1868, Cleveland, O.; d. Sept. 8, 1945,
Seal Beach, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly,
1901-10. Career: came to Cal., 1887; was in real estate,
land development business; built Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Stanton,
Cal.; was pres., Bayside Land Co., Benedict Water Co., Ord Land
Co., assemblyman from L.A., 1903-09. Candidate for Rep. nomination
for gov., 1910. Became mem., Cal. Highway Comn., 1931.
Rev. Horatio, b. Aug. 8, 1821, South Wilbraham, Mass.; d.
April 8, 1902, Cambridge, Mass. Appointed Regent, 1868-78; reappointed,
1878-94. Education: Exeter Acad.; grad., 1848, Harvard U.;
1848-51, Div. School. Career: ordained, 1851. Minister: 1851-54,
Unitarian Church, Fitchberg, Mass.; 1854-64, Portland, Me. Accepted
call, 1864, to succeed Thomas Starr King as pastor, Unitarian Church,
S.F.; trustee, 1865, soon became pres. of bd. of trustees, Coll.
of Cal.; supported establishment of state university. Helped in
establishing Stanford U. Resigned pastorate and moved to Milton,
Charles Davis, b. Feb. 24, 1863, S.F.; d. Jan. 1, 1941, Beverly
Hills, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of
S.F., 1937-39. Education: Barnard's Business Coll. Career:
from 1902, served as secty., Steiger and Kerr Stove, Foundry Co.
Jesse Henry, b. May 21, 1881, S.F.; d. March 25, 1965, Marin
county, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Teague,
1950-62. Education: A.B. 1901, UCB; LL.B. 1903, Hastings
Coll. of Law; LL.D.(hon.) 1959, U. S.F. Career: S.F. law
practice, 1903-65; first asst. city atty., 1908-18, S.F. Dir.: Cal.
Ink Co., Victor Equipment Co., H.S. Crocker Co. Pres., Mt. Zion
Hosp. Vice-pres., Am. Jewish Comm. Comnr., Ntl. Council, B'nai Brith.
William Dennison, b. Dec. 26, 1859, Eaton, O.; d. April 25,
1944, L.A. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov., 1916-17; as gov.,
1917-23. Education: LL.D. (hon.) 1921, UCB. Career:
mem., engineering corps. in railway construction in O., Ind., Iowa,
La., 1880-87; moved to L.A., 1887; mgr., traveling salesman, 1888-1902,
Carr and Stephens, grocers. Mem. (dir., 1902-11, pres., 1907), L.A.
Chamber of Commerce. Mem., L.A. Bd. of Education, 1906-07. Mayor
L.A., 1909. Pres., bd. of water comnrs.; mem., advisory comm. for
building L.A. aqueduct, 1910. Congressman, 1911-16. Apptd. lt. gov.,
1916; became gov., 1917 on resignation of Gov. Johnson; elected
gov., 1919-23. Admitted to Cal. bar, 1919.
Elgin, b. Oct. 12, 1869, Grass Valley, Cal.; d. May 9, 1956,
Oakland, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst.
of S.F., 1946-49. Career: employed by father, 1885-87; apprentice
machinist, 1887-88; draftsman to chief engineer, 1890-92, S.F. Tool
Co.; draftsman, 1892-94, Fulton Iron works; salesman, head of engineering,
1894-1907, vice-pres., gen. mgr., 1907-32; pres., 1932-49, C. C.
Moore and Co.
George, b. Aug. 8, 1822, Busti, N.Y.; d. Sept. 5, 1894, Buffalo,
N.Y. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1883-87. Education:
grad., 1846, U.S. Mil. Acad. Career: brevetted 2d lt., 1st
Dragoons (now 1st cavalry); quarter master, "Mormon Battalion";
part of Gen. Kearney's expedition to Cal., 1846; major, 4th cavalry,
1861, on Gen. McClellan's staff; cavalry officer, Army of Potomac;
in command, 1st div. III Corps, Peninsular Campaign of 1862; maj.
gen., U.S. Volunteers. 1862; commissioned col., U.S. Army, served
in battles of Fredericksburg, then Chancellorsville, 1863; chief,
Cavalry Bureau, 1863, Washington, D.C.; served in cavalry corps,
Army of O., 1864; with Sherman in march through Georgia; captured,
Aug., 1864, exchanged, Oct., 1864; brevetted brig. gen. and maj.
gen., U.S. Army, 1865; commanded in Petersburg and Richmond, 1865-69;
commanded Dept. of Ariz., 1869-71. As Cal. railway comnr., 1879,
opposed influence of Pacific railways in state affairs. Following
term as Cal. gov., was restored to army list as col.; retired, by
special act of Congress, 1891.
Carl, b. Jan 30, 1946, Glendale, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1992-93. Committees
(1993-93): Educational Policy; Finance; Vice Chairman, Oversight
of the Dept. of Energy. Education: B.S. Business, 1967, UC
Berkeley; J.D., 1970, Boalt Hall School of Law; M.B.A., 1971, UC
Berkeley. Career: atty., Jackson, Tufts, Cole & Black.
Thomas More, b. Nov. 23, 1876, Santa Barbara, Cal. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Neylan 1955-60. Education:
A.B. 1898, Stanford,. Hon. degrees: LL.D. 1960, UCB; LL.D. 1963,
Colby Coll. Career: Santa Barbara newspaper publisher, 1901-64,
now (1966) editor, publisher emeritus, Santa Barbara News-Press;
postmaster, 1914-21, Santa Barbara; U.S. Senator, 1938-39. Mem.,
Cal. Crime Comn., 1951-52. Recipient: Pulitzer Prize for editorial
writing, 1962; Lauterbach Award (Nieman Foundation, Harvard), 1961;
Elijah Lovejoy Fellowship (Colby Coll.), 1962.
Irwin C., b. 1840, Va. Ex officio Regent as pres.,
Mechanics Inst. of S.F., 1892. Career: deputy clerk, 1855,
Jackson county, Va.; clerk, 1856, river steamer; employee, 1857,
N.Y. representative, 1858-59, A. Cuthbertson and Co., wholesale
grocers, Pittsburgh; in own business, 1859, Monogohela City, Penn.;
joined Union army, became 1st lt., Monogohela Guards during Civil
War; wholesale business, 1865-73, Stump, Cresson and Co., Louisville,
Ky.; came to Cal., 1873; purchased tract of swamp land for farm
development on San Joaquin river; joined comn. house of Charles
Clayton and Co., 1875; assumed management of mining interests of
Haggin and Hears Co., 1880.
Jerd Francis, Jr., b. March 31, 1891, S.F.; d. March 26,
1969. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Fenston,
1958-64. Education: 1909, UCB; 1917, U.S. Naval Acad. Career:
clerk, 1911-13, Bates and Chesebrough; foreman, 1914-16, Pacific
Cement Gun Co.; seaman 1st class, ensign, lt. j.g., U.S. Navy, 1917-19;
mgr., service dept., asst. cashier, asst. vice-pres. and dir., vice-pres.,
pres. and dir., Crocker First Ntl. Bank (before merger), 1919-56;
mem., exec. comm., dir., Crocker-Anglo Ntl. Bank, 1956-; dir., mem.,
advisory comm. to bd., Crocker-Citizens Ntl. Bank.
John Franklin, b. Feb. 28, 1829, Bowling Green, Ky.; d. March
10, 1891, Tokyo, Japan. Appointed, vice Regent Doyle, 1872-88.
Career: admitted to Cal. bar, 1857; assemblyman from S.F.,
1863, 1873, 1877; register, U.S. Land Office, 1865-66, S.F. wrote
provision in Cal. Constitution which gave county bds. of supvrs.
authority to control water rates; mem., comn. to negotiate modifications
of Burlingame treaty with China, 1880; aided U.S. Atty. Gen. in
obtaining decision before U.S. Supreme Court upholding constitutionality
of Chinese Exclusion Act, 1888; delegate-at-large to Rep. Ntl. Convention,
1888; U.S. Minister to Japan, 1889. Author: Going to Jericho,
1868; Robert Greathouse, 1870.
John Percival, b. Nov. 16, 1896, Sacramento. Ex officio
Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC, 1953-54. Education:
A.B. 1921, UCB. Career: senior partner, 1942-, Henry F. Swift
and Co., S.F. Former governor, Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. President:
The Family, S.F., California Alumni Association, 1952-54.