Alcor Articles of Incorporation







[As amended October 27, 1977] The name of this corporation is ALCOR LIFE EXTENSION FOUNDATION.


The purposes for which this corporation is formed are:

(a) The specific and primary purposes are to conduct, promote, encourage, and further research and study in the field of cryobiology, including the induction of solid state hypothermia.

(b) The general purposes and powers are to foster, promote, conduct and further knowledge in the field of cryobiology and gerontology by means of the interchange of ideas and information among the members, by research in the aforementioned sciences and technical arts, by engaging in any scientific and educational activities within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and to purchase, lease, acquire, hold, own, use, operate, mortgage, sell, hypothecate, or otherwise dispose of real and personal property and technical equipment as may be incidental to or used for or in connection with the aforementioned purposes of this corporation.

[As amended May 1, 1972] (c) Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and powers, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the primary purpose of this corporation.


This corporation is organized pursuant to the General Nonprofit Corporation Law of the State of California.


The county in this state where the principal office for the transaction of the business of this corporation is located in Los Angeles County.


The names and addresses of the persons who are to act in the capacity of directors until the selection of their successors are:

Name Address
Frederick R. Chamberlain III 2155 La Canada Crest Drive
La Canada, California 91011
Linda L. Chamberlain 2155 La Canada Crest Drive
La Canada, California 91011
Millard D. Tipp 8730 Rosewood Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90048


The authorized number and qualifications of members of the corporation, the different classes of membership, if any, the property, voting and other rights and privileges of members, and their liability to dues and assessments and the method of collection thereof, shall be set forth in the Bylaws.


[As amended April 15, 1991] The Property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to educational and scientific purposes meeting the requirements for exemption provided by Section 214 of the Revenue and Taxation Code and no part of the net income or assets of this organization shall inure to the benefit of any private persons. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation, or corporation, which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes meeting the requirements for exemption provided by Section 214 of the Revenue and Taxation Code and which has established its tax exempt status under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being the persons hereinabove named as the first directors, have executed these Articles of Incorporation this 27th day of January, 1972.

Frederick R. Chamberlain III, Incorporator

Linda L. Chamberlain, Incorporator

Millard D. Tipp, Incorporator