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Yeager, Jacques S., b. Oct. 26, 1921, Riverside, Calif. Appointed by Governor Deukmejian, 1988-94. Committees: Hospital Governance, 1988-94; Chairman, Grounds and Buildings, 1988-93; Audit, 1988-93 (Vice Chairman, 1988-89); Select a Student Regent, 1988-89; Chairman, Consider Selection of a President (Peltason), 1991-92; Investments, 1991-94; Finance, 1993-94. Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, 1947, UC Berkeley. Career: C.E.O. E.L. Yeager Construction Co.

Yorke, Rev. Peter Christopher, b. Aug. 15, 1864, Galway City, Ireland; d. April 5, 1925, S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Barnes, 1902-12. Education: St. Joseph's Sem., St. Ignatius Coll., St. Jarlath's Coll.; Maynooth Coll. to 1886; 1886-87, St. Mary's, Baltimore; S.T.B. 1890, ST.L. 1891, Catholic U. of Am.; S.T.D. 1906, Rome by special decree of Congregation of Studies. Career: ordained Roman Catholic priest, 1887; asst., 1888-89, 1891-94, St. Mary's Cathedral, S.F.; chancellor of diocese, 1894; editor, 1895, Monitor; asst. at St. Peter's Church, 1889-1903; permanent rector at St. Anthony's Church, Oakland, 1903-13, at St. Peter's Church, S.F., 1913-; vice-pres., 1918, 1921-23, Ntl. Catholic Education Soc. Author: Text Books on Religion, 1896; Yorke-Wendte Controversy, 1896; Children's Mass, 1899; Three Letters on Education, 1900; Roman Liturgy, 1903; Family, State and School, 1912; Ghosts of Bigotry, 1913; The World's Desire, 1913; Altar and Priest, 1913; Teaching of Religion, 1918; The Mass, 1921.

Yost, Paul K., b. June 13, 1885; d. April 16, 1969. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1943-44. Education: B.L. 1908, UCB. Career: real estate broker, 1910-17, Natomas Co., Cal.; asst. vice-pres., 1920-28, Irving Ntl. Bank, N.Y.C.; vice-pres., 1928-52, Security First Ntl. Bank of L.A.; 1st lt., Air Service, U.S. Army, 1917-19. Mem., bd. of dirs., exec. comm., 1940-48, vice-pres., 1945-48, pres., 1948-50, Welfare Federation of L.A. Area; mem., exec. comm., 1940-53, vice-pres., 1946, chmn., finance comm., 1950-53, Welfare Council of L.A. Area; campaign chmn., 1940-41, Community Chest; chmn., exec. comm., 1942-47, L.A. Tuberculosis and Health Assn.; mem., exec. comm., Veterans Service Center.

Young, Clement Calhoun, b. April 28, 1869, Lisbon, N.H.; d. Dec. 25, 1947, Berkeley. Ex officio Regent as speaker of the assembly, 1913-19; as lt. gov., 1919-27; as gov., 1927-30. Education: B.L. 1892, UCB. Career: high sch. teacher, 1892-93, Santa Rosa; teacher, head, English dept., Lowell High Sch., 1893-1906, S.F.; vice-pres., 1903-44, Mason-McDuffie, suburban devlopment, S.F. and Berkeley; assemblyman from Alameda county, 1909-19; delegate to Rep. Ntl. Convention, 1912; Rep. Presidential elector, 1920; vice-pres., Berkeley Guarantee Building and Loan Assn. Author with Charles Mills Gayley, Principles and Progress of English Poetry.


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