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Automotive executive

Andrew Mario Regalia, American automotive executive. Named to Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame, 1981, 1982, 1983; recipient Certs. of Appreciation, United Service Organizations, 1981.


Regalia, Andrew Mario was born on August 5, 1918 in San Rafael, California, United States. Son of Mario J. and Celestina M. (Tacchi) Regalia.


Attended, American Institute Banking, 1938—1948.


With Bank of America, 1936—1949, assistant vice president consumer credit, 1949—1951, member junior advisory council, 1950—1951. General manager retail stores British Motor Car Distributors Ltd., San Francisco, 1951—1960, president, since 1977. Director Imperial Reading Corporation, Brittania, Britcar Holdings, United Kingdom Subaru Importer, United Kingdom Cirtel Nevada Electronics, others.

With infantry United States Army, 1939-1942.


President Export Council West Coast. Board directors San Francis County Boys Clubs, Catholic Charities of San Francisco. Member executive committee, board directors San San Francisco Chamber of C.

Member Bay Area Council. Member of Downtown Association (director), World Trade Club San Francisco (past president, chairman advance planning committee), Bay Area 2% Club, French Club, Silverado Country Club, Olympic Club, Concordia Argonaut Club.


Married Eleanore Marie Sheehan, June 19, 1948. Children: Andrew M., Christopher M., Lisa M. Weekes.

Mario J. Regalia

Celestina M. (Tacchi) Regalia

Eleanore Marie Sheehan

Andrew M. Regalia

Christopher M. Regalia

Lisa M. Weekes Regalia