Regents of the University of California
Leo T., b. Auckland, N. Zealand. Ex officio Regent
as Speaker of the Assembly, 1974-80; Lt. Governor, 1983-94. Committees:
Oversight of the Dept. of Energy, 1993-94; Educational Policy, 1993-94;
Finance, 1994-95; Hospital Governance, 1994-95. Education:
J.D., San Francisco Law School. Career: San Francisco Supervisor,
1963-68; Speaker of the Assembly, 1974-80; ran for U.S. Senate,
Kathryn T., b. Oct. 13, 1960, Washington, D.C. Appointed
Student Regent, 1997-98. Committees (1997-98): Educational
Policy, Finance, Grounds and Buildings. Education: B.A. History,
1982, Harvard University; M.A.R., 1985, Trinity Divinity School,
M.A. Religion, 1995, UC Santa Barbara.
David J., b. July 24, 1913, Portland, Oregon; d. March 18,
1993. Ex officio Regent as Pres. of Mechanics Institute,
1974. Education: A.B. Political Science, 1933, Stanford University;
L.L.B., 1936, Harvard University. Career: Senior atty. general,
western area, U.S. Steel Corporation; atty. with Shelton, Gray and
McWilliams, 1938-41; atty. with Associated Oil Co.
Garrett William, b. Feb. 17, 1865, Napa, Cal.; d. Aug. 3,
1942, S.F. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent White,
1901-04; reappointed, 1904-20; reappointed 1920-36; reappointed,
1936-42. Education: B.S. 1881, St. Mary's Coll., S.F.; D.C.L.
(hon.) 1915, Catholic U. of Am.; studied law at Napa, 1882-86. Career:
S.F. law practice from 1886; atty. for state and S.F. bds. of health
1896-99; counsel for U.S., representing archbishops and bishops
of Cal. in arbitration between U.S. and Mexico at The Hague regarding
the Pious Fund of Cal., 1902; promoted passage of legislation restoring
record titles lost by destruction of public records in 1906 earthquake
and fire. Chmn., Bd. of Regents, 1937-42.
Arthur James, b. Aug. 2, 1881, Santa Ana, Cal.; d. Dec. 31,
1975. Ex officio Regent as pres., State Bd. Agri., 1943-59.
Education: B.S. 1901, LL.D. (hon.) 1950, Pomona Coll.; LL.B.
1904, Harvard Law Sch. Career: admitted to Cal. bar, 1904;
Santa Ana, Cal. law practice, 1904-08; citrus grower, 1907-. Pres.:
Santa Ana Valley Hosp., 1926-33; Ntl. Council of Farmer Co-ops,
1944-50; Cal. Prorate Comn. (6 years); Irvine Valencia Growers Assn.;
Irvine Walnut Growers Assn.; Cal. Persimmon Growers Assn.; Agri.
Council of Cal. (hon.). Dir.: Cal. Chamber of Commerce, 1937-40;
So. Cal. Edison Co.; Pacific Mutual Life Ins. Co.; Fdrs. Fire and
Marine Ins. Co.; The Irvine Co.; Cal. Fruit Exchange. Trustee, vice-pres.,
Pomona Coll. Exec. comm., Agri. Council of Cal.
Eleanor Banning (Mrs. John L. Macfarland), b. June 6, 1893,
L.A.; d. July 27, 1940, L.A. Appointed Regent to fill unexpired
term of Regent Sartori, 1937-38; reappointed, 1938-40. Education:
grad. 1912, Marlborough Sch.; 1901-11, 1912-13, Miss Spence's Sch.,
N.Y.; 1913-15, UCB; 1917, L.A. Normal School. Career: delegate
to Dem. Ntl. Convention, 1936; mem. (four years), Citizen's Relief
Comm., L.A. county; mem., W.P.A. Women's Advisory Comm.; bd. mem.,
UCLA U. Religious Conference; fdr., secty., So. Cal. branch, English
speaking Union; mem., Colonial Dames.
Samuel Bell, b. 1822, Portaferry, Ireland; d. March 2, 1887,
S.F. Appointed Regent, 1868-84; resigned, 1883. Education:
Oglethorpe Coll., private law study. Career: Tuscaloosa,
Ala. law practice; Panola county, Miss. law practice; Oakland, Cal.
law practice, 1853-56; gen. collecting agent, 1854-56; county judge,
1856-68. judge, third judicial dist., 1858-72; justice, California
Supreme Court, 1879-86; resumed Oakland law practice with son, Jan.,
James Wilfred, b. April 24, 1857, Newcastle, Penn., d. May
11, 1918, L.A. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Rodgers, 1903-05, appointed, 1906-18. Education: 1876-77,
U. Penn.; B.S. 1879, U. Mich. Career: came to L.A., 1883;
judge, L.A. county superior court, 1889-97; L.A. city attorney,
1883-95; chairman, Rep. delegation to national convention, 1904;
chairman, Rep. State Convention, Santa Cruz, 1906; attorney for
Southern Pacific Co., 1901-18; chief counsel for Pacific Electric
Donald H., b. Dec. 15, 1891, S.F.; d. Dec. 31, 1984. Appointed
Regent to fill unexpired term of Regent L.M. Giannini, 1950-66.
Education: B.S. 1914, UCB; A.M. 1915, Ph.D. 1917, Harvard.
Honorary degrees: S. Dak. Sch. of Mines and Tech., 1950; Mich. Coll.
of Mines and Tech., 1950; Mont. Sch. of Mines, 1950; Colo. Sch.
of Mines, 1955; UCB, 1966. Career: geologist, 1915-17, Cambridge,
Mass.; chief geologist, 1919-25, Cerro de Pasco Corp. Prof. (mining
engineering), 1925-35; prof. (mining geology), 1935-41; chmn., Div.
of Geological Sciences, 1930-41; chmn., Dept. of Geology and Geography,
1932-41, Harvard; dean, Coll. of Mining, 1941-42; prof. (mining
engineering), 1941-43; dean, Coll. of Engineering, 1942-43, UCB.
Vice-pres., dir., gen. mgr. in Peru, Cerro de Pasco Copper Corp.,
N.Y. and Peru; pres., 1945-60, chmn. of bd., 1960-, Homestake Mining
Co., S.F. Dir.; Intl. Nickel Co., Canada; Western Air Lines, Bunker
Hill Co. and others. Recipient: Rand Medal, A.I.M.E., 1961; Monell
Prize, Medal, Columbia U., 1964,; Mem., Ntl. Sci. Bd., Ntl. Sci.
Fdn., 1950-60. Chmn., Bd. of Regents, 1958-60.
John R., b. Jan. 29, 1900, Peoria, Ill. Ex officio
Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1965-66. Education:
A.B. 1921, UCB. Career: gen. agent, Northwestern Mutual Life
Ins. Co., 1922-. Dir., Bank of Montreal (Cal.). Trustee, Occidental
Coll. Pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1964-66.
Olin Cortis, b. Dec. 10, 1898, Southwest City, Mo. Ex
officio Regent as pres., Alumni Assn. of UC, 1957-58. Education:
A.B. 1921, UCB. Career: vice-president, director of sales,
1921-63, Fibreboard Paper Products, Inc.; special assistant to chancellor,
1963-, UCB. Has served as: president, American Cancer Society, S.F.
county branch; vice-chairman, State Scholarship Comn.; pres., Friends
of Bancroft Library; president, California Alumni Association, 1956-58;
director, National Paperboard Association
Beatrice, b. Dec. 15, 1939, New York, N.Y. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1987-88. Committees
(1987-88): Audit; Vice-Chairman, Educational Policy; Oversight of
the Dept. of Energy. Education: B.A., 1961, UC Los Angeles.
Career: first woman president of the UCLA Alumni Association;
volunteer to numerous organizations, including United Jewish Welfare
Fund, L.A. County Museum of Art, L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art.
John, b. 1822, Mendon, N.Y.; d. May 6, 1896, L.A. Ex officio
Regent as lt. gov., 1880-83. Career: capt., Union Army, fought
at Gettysburg, served as col., 2nd Wis. regiment during Civil War;
Marshal of Washington, D.C. after war; Washington, D.C. law practice
until 1871; came to California, 1871; L.A. law practice, 1871-96;
founder Daily Republican. A founder and president, Southern
California Historical Society.
George. Appointed Regent by Governor Davis in December
2000, to a 12-year term expiring March 2012. Committee memberships
(2000-01): Grounds and Buildings, Health Services, Investments.
Education: Mr. Marcus received his bachelor of arts degree
in economics from San Francisco State University. Career: George
M. Marcus is the founder and Chairman of The Marcus & Millichap
Company, a national commercial real estate brokerage, investment
and development company. He also holds the position as Chairman
of Essex Property Trust, a New York Stock Exchange Real Estate Investment
Trust. In 1999, he received the "Alumnus of the Millennium"
award by San Francisco State University. Mr. Marcus is a member
of several organizations including The Real Estate Roundtable and
the Committee to Rebuild the de Young Museum in San Francisco's
Golden Gate Park. He serves on the Board of Directors of Greater
Bay Bancorp, as well as Bay Area Council.
Christian, b. Oct. 27, 1929. Ex officio Regent as
Alumni Association President, 1971-72. Education: A.B., 1951,
UC Berkeley; J.D., 1958, UC Los Angeles. Career: Partner,
Munger, Tolles, Hills, and Rickershauser since 1964; Los Angeles
Henry Harrison b. Nov. 16, 1840, Wilmington, N.Y.; d. Oct.
9, 1923, Redondo Beach, Cal. Ex officio Regent as gov., 1891-95.
Career: served in Union Army, was with Sherman on march to
the sea; severely wounded at battle of Whippy Swamp, 1865; studied
law; admitted to Wis. bar, 1867; Milwaukee law practice, 1867-78;
moved to Pasadena, 1878; active in gold and silver mining; Congressman,
1885-87; mem., bd. of mgrs., Ntl. Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.
James West, b. Feb. 6, 1822, Washington county Md.; d. Aug.
18, 1899, Oakland, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term
of Regent Watt, 1871-82; reappointed, 1882-98; reappointed 1898-1914;
resigned, 1899. Education: Prospect Hill Acad., Md. Career:
mercantile business, Memphis, Tenn.; came to Cal., 1853; farming,
stock raising in Alameda county, 1853-65; capitalist in Oakland;
pres., Oakland Gaslight Co.; Oakland mayor, 1883; vice-pres., Union
Ntl. Bank of Oakland; pres., Union Savings Bank of Oakland; mem.,
Cal. Constitutional Convention of 1878; first pres., Oakland Bd.
of Public Works, 1889.
Vilma, b. Oct. 17, 1943, San Antonio, Texas. Appointed
by Governor Jerry Brown, 1976-90. Committees (1989-90): Vice
Chairman, Audit; Finance; Educational Policy; Vice Chairman of the
Board, 1982-83; Chairman of the Board, 1984-86. Education:
B.A., 1964, University of Texas; L.L.B., 1967, Columbia Law School.
Career: Lawyer, Munger, Tolles & Olsen; First Chicano
Regent; President, general counsel, MALDEF, 1973-82.
George Thomas, b. Dec. 13, 1849, Baltimore, Md.; d. Sept.
2, 1933. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Stanford,
1883-98. Education: studied in Italy Germany, France, and
Spain; LL.B. 1872 (first honors), U. Cambridge, England. Career:
admitted to Cal. bar, 1875; S.F. law practice, 1875-76; assoc. with
father in banking business, 1876-92, S.F. and Virginia City, Nev.
Chmn., exec. comm., Dem. State Presidential elector, 1888; pres.,
Mercantile Library, S.F.; mem., bd. of freeholders to draft a charter
for a city and county of S.F.; Ambassador Extradordinary and Plenipotentiary
Russia, 1914-16; decorated by Emperor of Russia with Order of St.
Harry L., b. Jan. 2, 1890, L.A.; d. Aug., 1965, L.A. Ex
officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1938-40. Education:
B.S. 1914, UCB. Career: draftsman, office engineer, 1915-18,
So. Cal. Gas Co., L.A.; ensign, USNR, 1918-19; gas engineer, 1919-24,
Cal. Railroad Comn.; gas eng., 1924-28, vice-pres., exec. engineer,
1928-29, L.A. Gas and Electric Corp.; L.A. Lighting Co., Jas. H.
Knapp Co. Was pres., L.A. Orthopedic Hosp. and Fdn., Pacific Coast
Byron, b. March 31, 1860, Rushville, Ind.; d. March 28, 1945,
San Leandro, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst.
of S.F., 1918-28. Career: in piano manufacture and import
business from 1878 to 1940's. Was treas. and dir., S.F. Merchants
Assn. for five years; candidate, S.F. mayor, 1907.
Lewis Ridson, b. Sept. 7, 1847, Saline, Mich.; d. June 13,
1916, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst. of
S.F., 1907. Career: came to Cal., 1863; secty., auditor,
1863-1907, Ridson Iron Works; with his uncle, bought 200 acres at
Byron Hot Springs in 1865; built and operated resort hotel there,
1901-16. Founder, Brooklyn Lodge, F & AM of Oakland.
William, b. 1816, O.; d. Jan., 1881, San Lorenzo, Cal. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Dwinelle, 1874-78. Career:
moved to Ore., 1847; brought first grafted fruit trees to Pacific
Coast; in nursery business, 1848; mem., first wagon train from Ore.
to Cal.; mined in Cal., 1848; continued Ore. fruit growing and lumbering
until 1859; moved to San Lorenzo; model farmer of Alameda county;
elected Alameda county supervisor, 1862, served four terms.
Stewart, b. Feb. 18, 1908. Ex officio Regent as pres.,
State Bd. of Agri., 1939-43. Education: B.S. 1930, UCB. Career:
farmer, Carpinteria, Cal.
William Gladstone, b. Jan. 17, 1893, Healdsburg, Cal.; d.
Feb. 26, 1962, S.F. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics
Inst. of S.F., 1949-61. Education: grad. 1909, Wilmerding
Sch. of Industrial Arts; 1912, Ecole des Beaux Arts; private classes
in engineering. Career: draftsman, 1908; designer of exhibits,
Palace of Fine Arts, asst. designer, Palace of Fine Arts, Golden
Gate Exposition; architect for recreational center, S.F., dept.
stores, banks, office buildings. Mem., bd. of govs., S.F. Opera
Assn., Pacific Opera Assn.
Charles T., b. July 3, 1845, Ky.; d. Dec. 31, 1925, L.A.
Ex offico Regent as state supt. of public instruction, 1898.
Career: arrived in Cal. as a young man; teacher, principal,
Ventura county; supt. of schools, 1883-91, Ventura county; principal,
1891-98, Azusa Elementary Sch.; filled three months of unexpired
term of Samuel T. Black as state supt. of public instruction, 1898;
later assoc. with San Diego State Normal Sch. and Hoitt Sch. for
Frank Finley, b. Dec. 22, 1865, Hopkinton, Iowa; d. April
25, 1955, Long Beach, Cal. Ex officio Regent as speaker of
the assembly, 1923-26; as lt. gov., 1931-34; as gov., 1934-39. Education:
B.S., Lenox Coll., Iowa. Career: Sch. principal, Iowa and
Nebraska; representative, Iowa legislature, 1896-98; auditor (two
terms beginning 1898), State of Iowa; newspaper business in midwest
until 1910; on advertising staff, Long Beach (Cal.) Press,
1910-22; assemblyman from L.A., 1917-25; Cal. state senator, 1928-30;
state auditor, 1930-31; entered real estate, orchard business, 1939.
Charles Washington, b. Dec. 21, 1869, Concord, Mass.; d.
Feb. 6, 1956, Honolulu, Hawaii. Ex officio Regent as pres.,
Cal. Alumni Assn., 1924-25. Education: B.S. 1891, Met.E.
1922, UCB. Career: designed, installed, operated many reduction
works in U.S., Canada, Mexico; held over 25 patents in U.S. and
foreign countries on metallurgical processes; fdr., dir., pres.,
Merrill Co.; dir., Union Dredging Co., Merco Nordstrom Valve Co.,
chief, Div. Collateral Commodities, U.S. Food Admin., 1917-18, Washington,
D.C.; former chmn. of bd., dir., Merco Centrifugal Co., S.F. Pres.,
Cal. Alumni Assn., 1924-26; chmn., exec. comm., 1925-27, S.F. Community
Chest; chmn., minerals comm., state Chamber of Commerce; chmn.,
state mining bd., 1930. Mem., Am. Inst. Mining and Metallurgical
Engineers (vice-pres., 1924). Recipient, James Douglas intl. gold
medal of Am. Inst. Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1924.
Ralph Palmer, b. Feb. 26, 1883, Rio Vista, Cal; d. April
3, 1963, L.A. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
Britton, 1923-30. Education: B.S. 1907, LL.D. (hon.) 1918,
UCB. Career: secty. to Pres. Wheeler, 1907-10; grad. mgr.,
ASUC, 1908-10; vice-pres., gen. mgr., 1910-12, Miller and Lux Co.;
comptroller, 1912-19, UC; property management and business consultant,
1919-23, L.A. pres., gen. mgr., 1921-24, Rice Growers Assn. of Cal.;
pres., managing dir., 1923-28, Sun Maid Raisin Growers; exec. dir.,
1957-58, Metropolitan Transit Authority, L.A. Trustee, Mills Coll.
Was dir.: U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Cal. State Chamber of Commerce
; Western div., Federal Food Purchase Bd. during World War I. Was
Federal Food Administrator for Cal. during World War I. Was Field
dir., War Assets Admn., W. W. II.
Samuel, b. March 30, 1822, Hayesville, Me.; d. Aug. 17, 1890,
Oakland, Cal. Appointed Regent, 1868-70; appointed, 1870-86;
resigned, 1874. Education: 1844, Bowdoin Coll.; studied surgery.
Career: physician at Plymouth, Mass., 1846-49; came to S.F.,
1850; operated ship, practiced medicine; helped develop Puget Sound;
real estate transactions in S.F. and Oakland from 1852; mem., S.F.
Vigilance Comm., 1856; traveled, 1858-60; organizer, pres., dir.,
Cal. Ins. Co., 1860; mem. Oakland city council, 1867; Oakland mayor,
1868. Built more than 100 buildings in Oakland; built dam forming
Lake Merritt; projected Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland; fdr., dir.,
Oakland Bank of Savings, Bequeathed money to found Merritt Hosp.,
Theodore R., b. Sept. 25, 1902, San Diego; d. March 31, 1973,
San Francisco. Ex officio Regent as pres., Mechanics Inst.
of S.F., 1962-. Education: A.B. 1922, J.D. 1924, UCB. Career:
atty.; assoc., partner, Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison, 1927-; pres.,
S.F. bar assn., 1957; pres., State Bar of Cal., 1961-62. Chmn.,
Bd. of Regents, 1966-.
Spencer Gurdon, b. 1858, Ionia, Mich.; d. Oct. 24, 1895,
L.A. Ex officio Regent as lt. gov., Jan.-Oct., 1895. Education:
grad. 1877, Hillsdale Coll. Career: teacher, 1877-80, Carson
City, Mich.; Ionia, Mich. law practice, 1880-87; L.A. law practice,
Albert, b. 1828, Germany; d. April 16, 1900, Oakland, Cal.
Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Winans, 1887-90;
reappointed, 1890-1900. Education: Coll. of Braunschwig,
Germany. Career: merchant in Germany until 1848; in N.Y.
business, 1848-51; in S.F. business, 1851-64; established S.F. Building
and Loan Assn., 1854; pres., S.F. Savings Union, 1862-67; a leader,
Vigilance Comm., 1856; a fdr., S.F. YMCA. Traveled, 1867-71. Prominently
assoc. with Atlantic dynamite Co., Giant Powder Co., Pacific Gas
and Improvement Co., Pacific Surety Co., Presidio and Ferries Railroad
Azariel Blanchard, b. Sept. 5, 1878, Redlands, Cal.; d. April
13, 1941, Fontana, Cal. Ex officio Regent as pres., State
Agri. Soc., 1931-38; appointed to fill unexpired term of
Regent Gallwey, 1938-41. Education: Pomona College (one year).
Career: Pres.: Fontana Farms Co. (rancher and subdividers),
Fontana Land Co., Fontana Union Water Co., Fontana Power Co., B.
B. Co., Miller Livestock Co.; State Agri. Soc. Mem., L.A. Chamber
of Commerce, San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce. Dir., First Ntl.
Bank of Fontana.
Clinton Ellis, b. Dec. 22, 1877, Visalia, Cal.; d. June 22,
1942. Ex officio Regent as pres., Cal. Alumni Assn., 1922-24.
Education: B.L. 1900, UCB. Career: sch. principal,
1900-06; real estate, land development after 1909; pres., Pacific
Coin Lock Co., L.A., 1914; organized city of Fawnskin, Cal., 1916;
organizer, vice-pres. (for five years), Seaboard Ntl. Bank Mem.,
1915, pres., 1916, Sixth Dist. Agri. Assn. Pres., 1920, L.A. Realty
Board. Also served as dir., L.A. Chamber of Commerce, vice-pres.,
Cal. State Chamber of Commerce.
William, b. Oct. 24, 1912, Seattle, Wash. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association Vice President, 1984-85. Career:
Alumni Regent from UC Berkeley.
Darius Ogden, b. Sept. 25, 1825, New Salem, N.Y.; d. Jan.
3, 1910, N.Y. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Honorary
Regent Hallidie, 1874-86; resigned, 1881. Education: New
Salem Acad.; Mt. Pleasant Acad., Sing Sing, N.Y. Career:
clerk in N.Y.; cashier, 1847-49, Merchants' Bank of Erie County,
Buffalo; came to Cal., 1849; became merchant, dealer in exchange,
Sacramento; fdr., bank of D. O. Mills and Co., Sacramento; pres.,
1864-67, 1875-78, Bank of California, S.F. Treas., 1868-80, UC.
Fdr., Mills Professorship of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy,
UC. One of the first Trustees of Lick estate and Lick Observatory.
Moved to New York, 1880; built Mills Building, N.Y.; also built
system of hotels for men, a training school for male nurses. Chmn.,
exec. comm., Fordham Home for Incurables. Trustee: Carnegie Inst.
of Washington, Tribune Fresh Air Fund, Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Am. Mus. of Nat. History, Am. Geographical Soc. Pres., N.Y. Botanical
James McVicar, b. Sept. 10, 1857, Canada; d. Feb. 23, 1948,
Balboa, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent Sherman,
1914-26; reappointed, 1926-42. Education: 1870-73, Upper
Canada Coll., Toronto; 1883-84, Queens Coll. Career: orchard
and nursery work, Riverside, Cal., 1889-1911; supt., land dept.,
Arlington Heights Fruit Co., 1902-12; pres., mgr., 1912-48, James
Mills Orchards Corp. Justice of peace when Riverside and San Bernardino
counties were combined. Mem., bd. of freeholders creating original
city charter for Riverside.
Irene, b. July 18, 1939, Santa Cruz, Cal. Ex officio
Regent for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2000 because of her
position as President of the Alumni Associations of the University
of California. During the 1997-98 year, she served as a non-voting
Regent-designate, then completed a one-year term as ex officio
Alumni Regent on June 30, 1999. Committee memberships (2000-01):
Finance, Investments, Oversight of the DOE Laboratories (Vice Chair).
Education: She received her bachelor's degree in child development
and teaching credential from the University of California, Berkeley;
her master's degree from the College of Notre Dame; and her Ph.D.
in child development from Stanford University. Career: Irene
Miura is a professor of child development and Executive Assistant
to the President at San Jose State University. Prior to her graduate
studies, Ms. Miura was a science and music teacher at a private
school. She has taught at San Jose State since 1984 where her research
focuses on the influence of language characteristics on children's
mathematics understanding and performance.
Carol, b. Nov. 14, 1952, San Diego, Calif. Appointed
Student Regent, 1975-76. Committees: Consider Increased Media
Coverage of Regents, 1975. Education: B.A. Political Science,
1975, UC Santa Barbara; B.A. German, 1975, UC Santa Barbara; Ph.D.
Political Science, UC Berkeley. Career: First Student Regent.
James Kennedy, b. Nov. 15, 1865, S.F.; d. Aug. 16, 1955,
Piedmont, Cal. Appointed to fill unexpired term of Regent
F.S. Johnson, 1911-24; reappointed, 1924-40; appointed to fill unexpired
term of Regent A. B. Miller, 1941-48. Education: B.S. 1886,
LL.D. (hon.) 1941, UCB. Career: pres., 1934, Bear Gulch Water
Co., Blake, Moffitt and Towne, S.F. Was Chmn., exec. comm., Crocker
First Ntl. Bank of S.F. Was dir., Cal. Ins. Co., Schmidt Lithograph
Co., Pacific Improvement Co. Chmn., Bd. of Regents, 1942-48.
Enar O., b. Aug. 27, 1906, Atwater, Minn. Appointed
to fill unexpired term of Regent Cornelius J. Haggerty, 1966-68.
Education: Augsburg Coll., Minneapolis; Univ. of Washington,
Seattle. Career: bacteriologist, Whatcom County Draymen's
Assoc., 1928-34; sec.-treas., Bellingham (Wash.) Teamster Local,
1934-36; organized Western States Dairy Employees Council, 1936;
general organizer, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
headquarters, 1941-; pres., Teamsters Joint Council 42, 1945-47;
rep., S.F. office, IBT, 1947-52; vice-pres., IBT, 1952-; admin.
asst. to gen. pres., IBT, 1953-58; dir., Western Conf. of Teamsters,
1958-; mem., Cal. Comm. on Automation and Technological Developments,
1963-; mem., Governor's Comm. on Manpower, 1964-; mem., Hospital
and Related Health Care Facilities Planning Commission, 1966-; mem.,
Health Review and Program Council, 1966-; mem., Citizens' Advisory
Comm. to rewrite Cal. Constitution, 1963-; mem., Bd. of Trustees
of the City of Hope, 1964-.
Robert T., b. April 5, 1920, Ogden, Utah. Ex officio
Regent as Speaker of the Assembly, 1969-70. Education: A.B.
Physical Education, 1942, University of the Pacific; A.B. Business,
1942, University of the Pacific. Career: Insurance Agent,
Monagan-Miller Agency; City Councilman in Tracy, 1958-60; Mayor
of Tracy, 1960; elected assemblyman from the 12th District, 1961.
Velma. Appointed Regent in 1994 by Governor Wilson,
1994-2005. Committee memberships (2000-01): Educational Policy
(Chair), Oversight of the DOE Laboratories. Education: Ms.
Montoya has a bachelor's degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs from
Occidental College, a master's degree in International Relations
from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a master's degree
in Economics from Stanford University, and a Ph.D in Economics from
UC Los Angeles. Career: Velma Montoya is a consultant on
educational and regulatory policy. She formerly served as a Commissioner
on the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, a
position she was appointed to in 1990 by President Bush. Among the
positions she has held are Staff Economist with the Rand Corporation;
Assistant Director for Strategy, White House Office of Policy Development;
and Director of Studies in Public Policy and Associate Professor
at Chapman University School of Business Management. Ms. Montoya
has also taught at Pepperdine University, California State Polytechnic
University at Pomona, and the University of California, Los Angeles.
Jr., Joseph A., b. Jan. 12, 1908, San Francisco, Calif. Ex
officio Regent as President, Mechanics Institute, 1969-74;
Appointed by Governor Reagan, 1974-90. Committees: Investments,
1988-90; Oversight of the Dept. of Energy, 1989-90; Vice Chariman,
Finance, 1989-90; Vice Chairman of the Board, 1979-80; Chairman
of the Board, 1980-82. Education: B.S., 1929, UC Berkeley;
M.B.A., 1931, Stanford University. Career: owner, Moore Dry
Dock; San Francisco Board of Education, 1957-67.
John. Appointed Regent in March 1999 by Governor Davis
to a term ending in 2009. Committee memberships (2000-01):
Audit (Vice Chair), Investments, Oversight of the DOE Laboratories.
Education: Mr. Moores received a bachelor of science degree
in economics from the University of Houston and a juris doctor from
the Bates College of Law at the University of Houston. Career:
John Moores is the Chairman of the San Diego Padres Baseball Club
and of JMI Services, Inc. He is also the Chairman of Peregrine Systems,
Inc. and Neon Systems, Inc. He was a member of the Board of Regents
of the University of Houston from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Moores founded
the River Blindness Foundation and is a trustee of The Carter Center
of Emory University in Atlanta. He is also a member of the board
of Scripps Research, Inc.
Bob, b. June 3, 1936, Detroit, Mich. Ex officio Regent
as Speaker of the Assembly, 1971-74. Education: B.S. Accounting,
1958, Notre Dame University. Career: elected Assemblyman
from Van Nuys, 1964; named Outstanding Freshman Legislator, 1965.
Edward A., b. June 21, 1925, Springfield, Ill. Ex officio
Regent as Alumni Association President, 1975-76. Education:
A.B. Economics, 1950, UC Santa Barbara; J.D., 1953, Hastings College
of the Law. Career: Author of several articles about weather
modification and the law.
Robert C. Ex officio Regent for a one-year term beginning
July 1, 2001 for his position as Vice President of the Alumni Associations
of the University of California. Prior to assuming that role, Mr.
Morrison served as a Regent-designate for one year beginning July
1, 2000. Advisory member to Committees (2000-01): Educational
Policy, Finance, Grounds and Buildings. Education: He received
a bachelor's degree in rhetoric and a juris doctor from the University
of California, Davis, and an M.B.A. in business and taxation from
Golden Gate University. Career: Mr. Morrison is an attorney
with Neumiller & Beardslee, P.C. in Stockton, where his practice
emphasizes complex business transactions and acquisition and divestiture
of business interests. Mr. Morrison serves on the board of the Lassen
Volcanic National Park Foundation, the Board of Trustees of the
UC Davis Foundation, and is a member of the Davis Chancellors Club.
Darby A., b. June 12, 1971, Carson City, Nevada. Appointed
Student Regent, 1993-94. Committees (1993-94): Audit, Educational
Policy, Finance. Education: B.A. Political Science, UC Davis;
working on her doctorate in Government at the University of Virginia.
Samuel B., b. Oct. 13, 1892, Carthage, N.Y.; d. Aug. 1970.
Appointed, vice Regent Nimitz, 1956-72. Education:
B.S. 1916, UCB. Career: farmer, 1916-22; fdr., chmn. of bd.,
chief exec. officer, Signal Oil and Gas Co., 1922-; chmn. of bd.,
Flying Tiger Line, Inc. Dir., Petroleum Industry War Council during
World War II. Past dir., Am. Petroleum Inst. Hon. life trustee,
Occidental Coll. Assoc., U.S.C.
M. Stanley, b. Sept. 4, 1912, San Antonio, Tex. Appointed,
vice Regent Moffitt, 1940-56; resigned, 1941. Education:
1931, U. Tex.; Ph.B. 1933, LL.B. 1935, U. Chicago. Career:
admitted to Cal. bar, 1935; L.A. law practice, 1935-39; exec. secty.
to gov. of Cal., 1939-42; judge, L.A. Superior Court, 1943-58; service
in U.S. Army during World War II; pro tem justice, Dist.
Court of Appeal, 1954; state atty. gen., 1959-64; assoc. justice,
Cal. Supreme Court, 1965-. Pres.: Vista Del Mar Child Care Service,
1954-58; U. Chicago Alumni Assn. of So. Cal., 1957-58. Mem.: Dem.
Ntl. Comm., 1960-64; gov.'s study comn. on banking, 1963; exec.
bd., Ntl. Assn. of Attys. Gen.; Cal. Comn. of Judicial Qualifications;
Cal. Disaster Council; Colo. River Boundary Comn.; Cal. Comn. on
Peace Officer Standards; Dist. Securities Comn., 1959-64. Recipient,
distinguished alumnus award, 1958, U. Chicago.
Joseph Mora, b. 1809, Phila., Penn.; d. Nov. 21, 1880. Elected
Honorary Regent, 1868-74; appointed, 1874-80. Career: came
to Cal., 1850; assoc. with Pioche. and Bayerque (bankers); assoc.
of S.F. gas (several years as pres.), water, and ice companies;
with Alaska Fur Co. Dir., state deaf and dumb asylum. Contributed
to University Library Museum and Art Gallery.
Andrew Jackson, b. March 7, 1825, Washington, D.C.; d. October
14, 1895, S.F. Elected Honorary Regent, June, 1868-78; resigned,
Nov., 1868. Education: grad. 1841, Columbia Coll. Career:
tutor, teacher, coll. instr. in Virginia; came to Cal., 1850; mined;
reporter on San Francisco Herald; S.F. city comptroller,
1855; state supt. of schools, 1857-63; entered brokerage business,
1863; secretary, land agent, 1868-74, UC Regents; secretary, financial
agent, Pacific Stock Exchange, 1874; secretary, board of trustees,
stock exchange; S.F. supt. of public schs., 1883-86, 1895; private
secretary to S.F. mayor, 1887.
Robert E., b. Oct. 8,1941, Sacramento, Calif. Ex officio
Regent as alumni Association President, 1993-94. Committees
(1993-94): Audit; Educational Policy; Oversight of the Dept. of
Energy; Chairman, Affirmative Action Policies. Education:
A.B., 1963, UC Davis; J.D., 1967, Boalt Hall School of Law. Career:
atty., Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedmann.
Matthew, Appointed Student Regent, 2003-04; Education:
Undergraduate student, department of Architecture, UC Berkeley.
Career: student representative, Academic Freedom Committee,
UC Berkeley Academic Senate; co-founder and president, Berkeley
American Civil Liberties Union; campaign intern, California Public
Interest Research Group; student represenative, Admissions, Enrollment
and Preparatory Education Committee, Berkeley Academic Senate.