D. Lowell Jensen

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Delwen Lowell Jensen
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
In office
June 25, 1986 – June 27, 1997
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by William H. Orrick, Jr.
Succeeded by Charles R. Breyer
United States Associate Attorney General
In office
1983–1985
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Rudolph W. Giuliani
Succeeded by Arnold I. Burns
Personal details
Born (1928-06-03) June 3, 1928 (age 86)[1]
Brigham City, Utah
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley (A.B.)
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (LL.B.)

Delwen Lowell Jensen (born 1928) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Brigham City, Utah, Jensen received an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1949 and an LL.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1952. He was in the United States Army Corporal from 1952 to 1954. He was in private practice in Oakland, California from 1954 to 1955. He was a Deputy district attorney of Alameda County, California from 1955 to 1966. He was an Assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California from 1966 to 1969. He was a District attorney of Alameda County, California from 1969 to 1981. He was an Assistant U.S. attorney general of Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice from 1981 to 1983. He was an Associate U.S. attorney general of U.S. Department of Justice from 1983 to 1985. He was a Deputy U.S. attorney general of U.S. Department of Justice from 1985 to 1986.

Jensen was a federal judge on 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 H. Orrick, Jr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 24, 1986, and received his commission on June 25, 1986. He assumed senior status on June 27, 1997.

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