Higgs, DeWitt A., 1907-

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DeWitt A. "Dutch" Higgs in 1966 was appointed by Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Sr. to a full sixteen-year term on the Board of Regents, University of California. The first full-term regent ever appointed from the San Diego area, Higgs served two successive years as chair from 1968-1970 and as vice chair in 1970-71 and 1974-75. He also chaired the Committee on Educational Policy from 1975-78. A graduate (LL. B.) of the Balboa Law College (now California Western School of Law), San Diego, Higgs entered into a law practice partnership that gradually expanded and ultimately became Higgs, Fletcher and Mack, Attorneys at Law, at the time of this oral history interview the third largest law practice in San Diego. He has been active in many San Diego-area organizations and a leader in bar associations at the local, state, and national levels.

From the description of Oral history interview with DeWitt A. Higgs, 1991. Transcript. / by Dale E. Treleven, Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122509998

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associatedWith Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996. person
associatedWith Brown, Jerry, 1938- person
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associatedWith Davis, Angela Yvonne, 1944- person
associatedWith Fletcher, Ferdinand T. person
associatedWith Heller, Elinor Raas. person
associatedWith Hitch, Charles Johnston. person
associatedWith Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003. person
associatedWith Marcuse, Herbert. person
associatedWith McGill, William J. person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald. person
associatedWith Roth, Phillip L. person
associatedWith Simon, Norton W. person
associatedWith State Bar of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Treleven, Dale E. person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, San Diego. corporateBody
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associatedWith University of California (System). Regents. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California (System). Regents. Finance. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California (System). Regents. History. corporateBody
associatedWith Young, Charles E. person
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California
California. University of California
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Universities and colleges--Faculty
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