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Tapp, Jesse W., b. Jan. 2, 1900, Corydon, Ky.; d. Jan. 18, 1967. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Bd. of Agri., 1964-67. Education: B.S. 1920, U. Ky.; M.S. 1922, U. Wis.; 1924-26, Harvard grad. sch. Honorary degrees: U. Ky., 1953; Occidental Coll., 1965. Career: agri. economist, U.S. Dept. of Agri., 1920-28; economist, 1928-33, Ntl. Investors Corp., N.Y.C.; employed, 1933-39, asst. admin., 1936-39, Agri. Adjustment Admn.; pres., dir., 1937-39, Federal Surplus Commodities Corp.; dir., 1938-39, Federal Crop Ins. Corp.; vice-pres., 1939-51, exec. vice-pres., 1951-54, vice-chmn. of bd., 1954-55, chmn. of bd., 1955-56, Bank of Am., S.F. Mem., President's Advisory Comm. on Agri., 1953-61, Foreign Economic Policy Comn., 1953-54. Trustee: Occidental Coll., Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Taussig, Rudolph Julius, b. Feb. 1, 1861, N.Y.C.; d. Jan. 24, 1922, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of S.F., 1902-06, 1908-12; appointed to special appointment, March, 1906-March, 1907; appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Budd, 1913-16; reappointed, 1916-22. Education: attended City Coll. N.Y., 1874-76. Career: from 1876, assoc. with Louis Taussig and Co., wholesale liquor firm founded by his father and uncle. Trustee, 1900-2, Mechanics Inst. of S.F.; was pres., Pacific Coast Hist. Assn.; treas., Cal. Acad. of Sci.

Taylor, Peter, b. July 7, 1958, Los Angeles, Calif. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President, 1999-2000. Committees (1999-2000): Audit; Educational Policy; Vice Chairman, Investments. Education: B.A. Political Science, 1980, UC Los Angeles; M.A. Public Policy, 1988, Claremont Graduate School. Career: Investment Manager, Lehman Brothers; member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Community Development Bank

Teague, Charles Collins, b. June 11, 1873, Caribou, Me.; d. March 20, 1950, Santa Paula, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent R. P. Merritt, 1930-46, reappointed, 1946-50. Career: fruit grower and rancher. Pres.: 1908-50, Teague-Kevett Co., Santa Paula; 1917-50, Limoneria; 1917-50, Farmers Irrigation Co.; 1917-50, Thermal Belt Water Co.; 1919-50, Cal. Orchard Co., King City; 1920-50, Fruit Growers Supply Co., L.A.; 1930-50, Rancho La Cuesta, Ltd., Santa Paula; 1934-50, Teague-McKevett Assn., Santa Paula; 1936-50, Soledad Ranch Co.; 1920-50, Fruit Growers Exchange; 1927-33, McKevett Corp., Santa Paula. Vice-pres., 1928-50, Security First National Bank, L.A.; director, vice-president, 1923-50, Salinas Land Co. Hon. president, life member, mem., executive committee, 1919-45, Agric. Council, California; member, 1927-50, Santa Clara Water Conservation Dist., Santa Paula; member, 1929-31, Federal Farm Board; vice-president, 1933-44, American Inst. Cooperation; president, 1942-43, National council Farmer Coop.; consulting prof. (cooperating marketing), 1935-40, graduate school of business, Stanford. Pres., 1912-42, Cal. Walnut Growers Assn.; president, 1932-34, California State Chamber of Commerce. Hon. degrees: UCB, 1924; U. Me., 1931.

Terrazas, Alfredo. Ex officio Regent-designate as Alumni association Vice President until July1, 2002 when he will begin a one-year term. Education: B.A., UC Berkeley; J.D., Santa Clara University school of Law. Career: State Deputy Atty. General; Board of Directors of East Bay Community Foundation; UC Berkeley Foundation; President, Multicultural Institute of the Order of Franciscans Minor.

Thayer, James N., b. July 9, 1926, Janesville, Wis., d. Aug 12, 1993. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President, 1983-84. Education: B.S. Accounting, 1948, UC Los Angeles. Career: Lear Sieger, Inc.

Thorpe, Deborah, b. May 12, 1967, Indianapolis, Ind. Appointed Student Regent, 1988-89. Committees (1988-89): Hospital Governance, Grounds and Buildings, Regents' Procedures, Educational Policy, Select a Student Regent. Education: UC Davis, Chemistry.

Toledano, James, b. April 26, 1944, New York, N.Y. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1986-87. Education: A.B. Political Science, 1968, UC Riverside; J.D., 1971, Boalt Hall School of Law. Career: Lawyer.

Toll, Maynard J., b. Sept. 11, 1906, L.A. Ex officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1951-52. Education: A.B. 1927, UCB; LL.B. 1930, Harvard. Career: admitted to Cal. bar, 1930; assoc., 1930-40, mem., 1940-, O'Melveny and Myers. Dir.: Earle M. Jorgensen Co.; Cyprus Mines Corp.; S. M. Bernard Co.; Harold R. Swanton, Inc.; All Bearing Service, Inc.; Western Federal Savings and Loan Assn.; Copley Press, Inc. Trustee: Albert H. Stone Educational Fdn.; L.A. County Museum of Art; Youth Tennis Fdn.; Hollywood Turf Club Assoc. Charities, Inc.; United Way, Inc.; Northrop Inst. of Tech.; Gate Sch.; community TV for So. Cal. Pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1950-52.

Tompkins, Edward, b. May 8, 1815, Oneida county, N.Y.; d. Nov. 14, 1872, Oakland, Cal. Elected Honorary Regent, 1868-72, reelected, 1872. Education: Union coll., N.Y.; grad., Hamilton Coll. Career: law student, partner, Daniel Dickinson, N.Y.; came to Cal., 1862; S.F. law practice; state senator from Alameda county, 1870-74. Gave UC law endowment of $50,000 in real estate to found Agassiz Professorship of Oriental Languages and Literature, 1872.

Turkell, Renee, b. Oct 15, 1956, Canton, Ohio. Appointed Student Regent, 1978-79. Education: B.A. English, 1978, UC Los Angeles. Career: appointed to Advisory Committee on Research and Development of the College Board, 1979.


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