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Jensen, Delwen Lowell

Born 1928 in Brigham City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 2, 1986, to a seat vacated by William H. Orrick, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1986, and received commission on June 25, 1986. Assumed senior status on June 27, 1997. Service terminated on October 31, 2014, due to retirement.

University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1949
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:

U.S. Army corporal, 1952-1954
Private practice, Oakland, California, 1954-1955
Alameda County [California] District Attorney's Office, 1955-1981; deputy district attorney, 1955-1966; assistant district attorney, 1966-1969; district attorney, 1969-1981
U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1986; assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, 1981-1983; associate attorney general, 1983-1985; deputy attorney general, 1985-1986
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2000-2008