Regents of the University of California
Yoritada, b. Dec 25, 1916, Hanford, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1977-92. Committees: Grounds and
Buildings, 1987-92; Hospital Governance, 1987-88; Educational Policy,
1987-88, 1990-92; Finance, 1987-91; Officers' Salaries and Administrative
Funds, 1988; Audit, 1988-92 (Vice Chairman, 1990-91); Select a Student
Regent, 1988-89, 1991-92; Chairman of the Board, 1983-84. Education:
B.A. Journalism, 1940, UC Berkeley. Career: Executive Director,
Buchanan YMCA, 1966-82. First Asian-American Regent; first member
of a minority group to become Chairman of the Board.
Stanley A., b. May 10, 1926, Los Angeles, Calif.; d. July
9, 1999. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President,
1981-82. Education: B.S. Business, 1950, UC Los Angeles.
Career: President and CEO, Wyle Laboratories; CEO of several
subsidiaries of Paramount Pictures Corp.
Albert Joseph, b. Feb. 11, 1853, Canada. Ex officio
Regent as lt. gov., 1911-15. Education: Victorial U., Toronto;
LL.D. (hon.) 1912, U. So. Cal. Career: teacher, 1869-72;
Methodist minister, 1872-78; in farming, banking, merchandising,
oil operations, 1886-; L.A. city councilman, 1907-09; trustee, 1895-1939,
U.S.C. Regent, 1897, Chaffee Coll. Pres., dir., Kendon Petroleum
William T., b. March 22, 1828, Mt. Sterling, Ky.; d. Aug.
11, 1909, S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Sachs, 1875-86; reappointed, 1886-1902. Career: came to San
Jose, Cal., 1850; dist. atty., 1853-56, San Jose; Cal. atty. gen.,
1856-58; assoc. justice, 1860-72; chief justice, 1872-80, Cal. Supreme
Court; judge, 1886-98, S.F. Superior Court; mem., S.F. Bd. of Police
Julius, b. April 21, 1866, S.F.; d. March 10, 1942, San Diego,
Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alulmni Assn., 1926-28.
Education: B.S. 1887, UCB. Career: bridge engineer,
1887-89, So. Pacific Railway; partner, 1884-95, Simon Newman Co.,
Newman, Cal.; partner, 1895-1903, Klauber-Wangenheim Co., San Diego;
pres., 1903-07, Bank of Commerce, San Diego. Pres.: 1910-12, San
Diego Park Bd.; 1919-20, San Diego Water Comn.; 1904-26, library
bd. Chmn., 1910-16, civic bureau, Chamber of Commerce; trustee,
1926-37, Scripps Coll., Claremont. Was chmn. of bd., Klauber-Wangenheim
Co.; Southern Title and Trust co. Was chmn., finance comm., First
Ntl. Bank; chmn. at various times of park comn., city planning comn.,
water comn., harbor comn. Pres., Liberty Loan Comms. for San Diego
county during World War I.
Earl, b. March 19, 1891, L.A. d. July, 1974. Ex officio
Regent as gov., 1943-53. Education: B.L. 1912, J.D. 1914,
LL.D. (hon.), 1954, UCB. Career: 1st lt., U.S. Army, 1917-18;
clerk, 1919-20, Cal. Assembly Judiciary Comm.; deputy and chief
deputy dist. atty., 1920-25, Alameda county; dist. atty., 1925-30,
Alameda county; Cal. atty. gen., 1939-43; Chief Justice of the United
Robert Whitney, b. Dec. 15, 1826, Fairfield, N.Y.; d. April
12, 1891, San Diego, Cal. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov.,
1887, as gov., 1887-91. Career: postmaster, Geneva, Ill.,
1850; came to Cal., 1850; mined until 1852; returned to Ill., published
Wilmington Independent; helped found Rep. party in Ill.,
1854; returned to Cal., 1873; discovered and developed silver mines;
became extensive landowner; had interests in railway system; purchased
Dean A., b. Oct 23, 1922, Omaha, Neb. Appointed by
Governor Reagan, 1969-84; Appointed by governor Deukmejian,
1984-96. Committees: Consider Increased Media Coverage, 1975;
Nominating Committee, 1975-76, 1988-89; Finance, 1987-96; Investments,
1987-96; Audit, 1987-89, 1994-95, Chairman, 1993-94; Officers' Salaries
and Administrative Funds, 1988, 1992; Employee Benefit and Retirement
Programs, 1988-89; Oversight of the Dept. of Energy, 1989-96; Consider
Selection of a President (Peltason), 1991-92; Educational Policy,
1991-92, 1994-96; Chairman of the Board, 1972-74. Education:
B.S., 1944, Iowa State University; M.S., 1947, California Institute
of Technology; Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1951, Stanford University.
Career: Professor; holder of 7 patents in electronics; former
Director, California Chamber of Commerce; CEO, Watkins-Johnson,
John Samuel, b. Nov. 4, 1890, Williams, Cal.; d. Dec. 12,
1963, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Bd. of Agri.,
1959-63. Education: B.S. 1913, UCB. Career: partner,
1913-16, Watson Bros. Dairy, Dixon; 1916-19, John S. Watson Dairy,
Dixon; partner, 1920-21, T. K. W. ranch; mgr., partner, 1922-26,
Bear Valley Ranch; mgr., partner, 1926-41, Moorehead and Watson
Dairy, Petaluma; 1941-51 (partner with sons, 1951-63), John S. Watson
Dairy, Petaluma; partner, 1950-63, Watson Ranches, Dixon. Dir.:
Agri. Council of Cal., Cal. State Chamber of Commerce. Pres., consolidated
Milk Producers. Dir.: Sonoma-Marin Dairymen's Assn.; mem., State
Bd. of Agri., 1943-51, 1959-63.
William, b. July 14, 1828, Scotland; d. July 5, 1878, North
Bloomfield. Appointed Regent, 1868-82; resigned, 1871. Career:
came to U.S., 1848; to Cal., 1852. Miner near Grass Valley, 1852;
purchased several mines. Cal. state senator, from Nev. county, 1861-63.
Also served as Nev. state senator.
James Andrew, b. Dec. 9, 1842, Buchanan county, Mo.; d. April
16, 1910, Alameda, Cal. Appointed, vice Regent Beard, 1892-1908.
Career: teacher, reporter, 1860-61, Ore.; soldier, 1861-64;
pvt. secty. to gov. of Ore., 1864-67; 2nd lt., 1867, 1st lt., 1869,
resigned, 1869, 1st U.S. Cavalry; studied law 1869-70; admitted
to Ore. bar, 1870; phonographic reporter, Cal. Supreme Court, 1872-75;
became judge, superior court, 1881; assemblyman for Alameda, 1895-99.
Lois W., b. Feb 5, 1922, Los Angeles, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1981-82. Education:
B.S. Plant Pathology, 1943, UC Davis. Career: accountant;
William Thomas, b. June 24, 1830, Athens, Tenn.; d. Nov.
4, 1900. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1883-87. Education: grad. 1851, West Point. Career:
U.S. Army, 1851-61; Ore. law practice, 1861-64; capt., Confederate
Army, 1864-65; atty., miner, steamship co. agent, 1865-68; prof.
(mathematics), UCB, 1869-81; atty., 1887-1900.
Harry R., ex officio Regent as president of the University,
1967 (see Administration,
Lee B., b. July 1, 1930, Edgeley, N.D.; d. April 2, 1990.
Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President, 1979-80.
Education B.S. Business, 1952, UC Los Angeles; L.L.B., 1957,
UC Los Angeles. Career: atty., Morgan, Wenzel & McNicholas;
Deputy City Atty, Los Angeles, 1957-59.
Herb J., Jr. b. Cleveland, Ohio. Ex officio Regent
as Speaker of the Assembly, 2002-2004. Education B.A. History,
1999, Lincoln University; Career: former Chief of Staff to
L.A. County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke; former Chief Deputy
to Los Angeles City Councilmember Nate Holden; elected Representative
of 47th Assembly District, 1998; Chair, Governmental Organization
Committee; member, Mid-City Chamber of Commerce; Culver City Chamber
of commerce; Board of Directors, Martin Luther King, Jr. General
Hospital Foundation; Advisory Board, African American Community
Benjamin Ide, Ex officio Regent as president of the
University, 1899-1919 (see Administration,
Charles Stetson, b. 1863, Fruitvale, Cal.; d. April 27, 1923,
S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent A. Miller,
1902-06; appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Reinstein, 1911-12;
reappointed, 1912-23. Education: A.B. 1884, UCB. Career:
atty., handled many historic trust cases; twice declined appointment
as chief justice of State Supreme Court; nominated Hiram Johnson
for Pres. of U.S., 1920.
Charles Stetson, Jr., b. Oct. 4, 1889, S.F. Ex officio
Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1940-42. Education: A.B.
1912, UCB; 1912-14, Harvard Law Sch. Career: S.F. law practice.
Stephen Mallory, b. Jan. 19, 1853, S.F.; d. Feb. 21, 1901.
Ex officio Regent as lt. gov., 1887-91; appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent C. F. Crocker, 1899-1901. Education:
1871, Santa Clara Coll.; private law study. Career: admitted
to Cal. bar, 1874; L.A. law practice; dist. atty., 1882-86, L.A.
county; state senator from L.A. county and pres. pro tem,
Cal. senate, 1886-90; acting lt. gov., 1888-90; U.S. Senator, 1893-99;
temporary chmn., Ntl. Dem. Convention, 1888; permanent chmn., Dem.
Arthur Ernest, b. Aug. 29, 1890, S.F.; d. Oct. 19, 1963,
S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of S.F.,
1961-62. Education: 1905-09, Cal. Sch. of Mechanical Arts,
S.F. Career: architectural draftsman, 1909-11, D. H. Burnham
and Co., S.F.; estimator to vice-pres., gen. mgr., 1911-28, Pacific
Rolling Mill Co.; vice-pres., gen. mgr., 1928-48, Judson Pacific
Co.; partner, 1945-63, Potrero Investments; ranching, 1946-63; was
trustee, Cal. Sch. of Mechanical Arts; dir., vice-pres., Downtown
Assn., S.F.; pres., Lick-Wilmerding board of trustees; past pres.,
Earl P., b. Jan. 29, 1935, Stockton, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1976-77. Education
: B.A. Political Science, 1956, UC Berkeley; L.L.B., 1959, Boalt
Hall School of Law. Career: Assistant U.S. Attorney for Southern
Harold M., b. Jan 5, 1928, Philadelphia, Penn. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1982-94. Committees: Audit, 1987-94;
Finance, 1987-94; Investments, 1987-94; Officers' Salaries and Administrative
Funds, 1988; Nominating Committee, 1988-91; Employee Benefit and
Retirement Programs, 1988-89; Hospital Governance, 1990-91; Consider
Selection of a President (Peltason), 1991-92; Vice Chairman of the
Board, 1988-89, 1993-94. Education: A.B., 1946, UC Los Angeles;
J.D., 1949, Harvard University. Career: Dean, UCLA Graduate
School of Management, 1970-77; Regents Representative to Commission
to review the Master Plan, 1987; J. Paul Getty Trust.
David, Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association Vice
President, 1998-99. Committees (1998-99): Educational Policy,
Finance, Grounds and Buildings. Education: A.B., 1985, UC
Riverside. Career: Served on California Community Colleges
Board of Governors, 1992-9;. Named small business advocate of the
year, California Chamber of Commerce and Governor's Small Business
Advocate of the Year, 1996.
Pete, b. Aug. 23, 1933, Lake Forest, Ill. Ex officio
Regent as Governor, 1991-98. Committees: Oversight of the
Dept. of Energy, 1991-98; Grounds and Buildings, 1991-98; Consider
Selection of a President (Peltason), 1991-92; Audit, 1991-98; Hospital
Governance, 1991-98; Educational Policy, 1991-98; Investments, 1991-98;
Finance, 1991-98; Officers' Salaries and Administrative Funds, 1992.
Education: B.A., 1955, Yale University; J.D., 1962, Boalt
Hall School of Law. Career: elected to State Assembly from
San Diego, 1966; became Mayor of San Di, 1971; elected U.S. Senator,
1982; reelected, 1988.
William A., b. Nov. 3, 1914, Los Angeles, Calif. Appointed
by Governor Reagan, 1972-88. Committees (1987-88): Audit,
Investments, Hospital Governance. Education: B.A. Mechanical
Engineering, 1937, Stanford University. Career: President,
Web Wilson Oil Tools, Inc., 1955-61; Presidential Envoy to the Holy
See, 1980-84; Ambassador to the Holy See, 1984-86; Trustee of President
Reagan's Personal Trust.
Joseph W., b. July 18, 1820, N.Y.C.; d. March 31, 1887, S.F.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Hammond, 1873-87.
Education: A.B. 1840, M.A. 1843, Columbia Coll. Career:
lawyer, 1843-49, N.Y.; arrived S.F., 1849; partner, 1849-61, law
firm of Winans and Hyer, Sacramento; partner, 1861-87, law firm
of Winans and Belknap, S.F.; city atty. for Sacramento for several
years beginning 1852; elected pres., S.F. Bd. of Education, 1865;
delegate to Cal. Constitutional Convention of 1878 where he led
the successful movement to free the University from "all pernicious
Jean Carter, b. Jan. 3, 1892, Humbird, Wis. Ex officio
Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1945-46. Education: B.S.
1916, UCB. Career: investment banking, 1916; jr. partner,
1922-24, Blyth, Witter and Co.; joined in forming Dean Witter and
Co., 1924; partner, 1924-66, Dean Witter and Co. Dir.: I. Magnin
and Co.; Yosemite Park and Curry Co.; Leslie Salt Co. U.S. Army,
1917-19. Dir., 1935-47, Piedmont (Cal.) Bd. of Education; campaign
chmn., S.F. Community Chest, 1940; chmn., 1945-46, Red Cross War
Fund Campaign. Mem. (pres., 1938-39), Investment Bankers Assn. Trustee:
Mills Coll., 1947-57.
Wendell W., b. Oct. 16, 1910, Berkeley, Calif.; d. April
5, 2001. Ex officio Regent as Alumni Association President,
1969-70. Education: A.B., 1932, UC Berkeley. Career:
General partner with Dean Witter investment banking company since
Alex, b. Aug. 26, 1967, San Francisco, Calif. Appointed
Student Regent, 1992-93. Committees (1992-93): Audit, Educational
Policy, Grounds and Buildings. Education: B.A. Political
Science, 1990, UC San Diego; Boalt Hall School of Law.
William Christopher, b. Dec. 10, 1880, Elmira, Cal.; d. May
15, 1939. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction,
1919-27. Education: Stanford U.; M.A. 1919, U. So. Cal. Career:
sch. principal, 1901-09; supt., 1914-19, Alameda city schools; Cal.
bank comnr., 1927-30; officer, 1930-39, Bank of Am.
Terrence A., b. March 2, 1973, Hawthorne, Calif. Appointed
Student Regent, 1994-95. Committees (1994-95): Hospital
Governance, Educational Policy, Oversight of the Dept. of Energy.
Education: Biology, UC Riverside. Career: First Student
Regent from the Riverside campus; first African-American Student
Henry Ward, b. March 4, 1868, Chickasaw county, Iowa. Ex
officio Regent as speaker of the Assembly, 1919-22. Education:
grad. 1892, Omaha Commercial Coll.; 1890, Iowa State Coll. Career:
purchasing agent, 1892-99, Iowa State Inst., Glenwood; secty., Iowa
Sate Bd. of Control; real estate investments, 1904-14, L.A.; trustee,
1909-10, Huntington Park, Cal.; assemblyman from L.A., 1914-21;
mem., bd. supvrs., L.A. county, 1921.