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Delwen Jensen

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Delwen Jensen
D Lowell Jensen Senior District Judge.jpg
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Title:   Former judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   6/25/1986-6/27/1997
Senior:   6/27/1997-10/2014
Preceded by:   William Orrick
Succeeded by:   Charles Breyer
Personal History
Born:   1928
Hometown:   Brigham City, Utah
Undergraduate:   University of California, Berkeley, 1949
Law School:   University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 1952
Military service:   Corporal, U.S. Army (1952-1954)

Delwen Lowell Jensen was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Jensen was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 2, 1986, to a seat vacated by William Orrick. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1986, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on June 27, 1997. Jensen was succeeded in this position by Charles Breyer. He retired from the bench in October 2014.[1]

Education

Jensen received his undergraduate degree and from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1949 and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1952.

Military service

Jensen served as a corporal of the United States Army from 1952 to 1954.[2]

Professional career

  • 1985-1986: Deputy U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1983-1985: Associate U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1981-1983: Assistant U.S. attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1969-1981: District attorney, Alameda County, California
  • 1966-1969: Assistant district attorney, Alameda County, California
  • 1955-1966: Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California
  • 1954-1955: Private practice, Oakland, California

Judicial career

Northern District of California

Jensen was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 2, 1986, to a seat vacated by William Orrick. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1986, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on June 27, 1997. Jensen was succeeded in this position by Charles Breyer. He retired in October 2014.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Orrick
Northern District of California
1986–1997
Succeeded by:
Charles Breyer