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Vaughn, John Vernon, b. June 24, 1909, Grand Junction, Colo. Ex officio Regent as president, Alumni Association of UC, 1958-59. Education: A.B. 1932, UCLA. Career: branch manager, 1932-37, National Lead Co.; sales manager, 1937-46, president, general manager, 1937-46, president, gen. mgr., dir., 1946-59, Sillers Paint and Varnish Co.; president, Dartell Laboratories, Inc., 1959-. Dir., 1965-, California Federal Savings and Loan Association President: 1952-53, Los Angeles Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association; 1953-57, San Marino Recreation Comn.; 1963-64, Jonathan Club; 1957-59, UCLA Alumni Assn. Vice-president, 1953-54, National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association; director, 1961-, vice-president, 1964-, YMCA, L.A. Metropolitan Area; director, 1965-, San Gabriel Country Club; trustee, 1965-, Orthopedic Hosp., L.A.

Villaraigosa, Antonio, b. Los Angeles, Calif. Ex officio Regent as Speaker of the Assembly, 1998-2000. Committees: Grounds and Buildings, 1998-2000; Finance, 1998-2000; Educational Policy, 1998-2000; Audit, 1998-99. Education: B.A. UC Los Angeles. Career: Member of California State Assembly since 1995.

Vining, Kent, b. April 18, 1947, Portland, Oregon. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President, 1999-2000. Committees (1999-2000): Chairman, Audit; Health Services; Oversight of the Dept. of Energy. Education: B.A. History, 1970, UC Santa Barbara. Career: Pacific Capital Bancorp.

von Geldern, Otto, b. Sept. 6, 1852, Germany; d. Feb. 17, 1932, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of S.F., 1929-32. Career: civil engineer; hydrographic work on Puget Sound, 1877-81. Pres., Astron. Soc. of Pacific. Vice-pres., Cal. Acad. of Sci. Trustee, 1899-1932, Mechanics Inst. of S.F.


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