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Barclay Simpson
BS 66


The late Barc Simpson was founder and chairman of Simpson Manufacturing Co., a building products company with current revenues of $700 million and 2,500 employees. He was a trustee of California College of the Arts, chairman of UC Berkeley's Art Museum Board, former president of the BART Board, former member of the John Muir Hospital Board, and recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Bay Area Philanthropist Award and the 2005 UC Chancellor's award. Teaching reading to inner-city children was a major focus of his charity efforts.






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