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Delwen Lowell Jensen

Delwen Lowell Jensen, American federal judge. Bar: California 1952. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member National District Attorney's Association (victim/witness commission 1974-1981), California District Attorney's Association (past president), Boalt Hall Alumni Association (past president).

Background

  • Jensen, Delwen Lowell was born on June 3, 1928 in Brigham City, Utah, United States. Son of Wendell and Elnora (Hatch) Jensen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University California, Berkeley, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, University California, Berkeley, 1952.

    Career

    • Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, 1955-1966. Assistant district attorney, 1966-1969. District attorney, 1969-1981.

      Assistant attorney general criminal division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1981-1983, associate attorney general, 1983-1985, deputy attorney general, 1985-1986. Judge United States District Court (northern district) California, Oakland, 1986—1997, senior judge, since 1997. Member California Council on Criminal Justice, 1974—1981, United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litig., since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1952.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member National District Attorney's Association (victim/witness commission 1974-1981), California District Attorney's Association (past president), Boalt Hall Alumni Association (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Cowin, April 20, 1951. Children: Peter, Marcia, Thomas.
    • father: Wendell Jensen
    • mother: Elnora (Hatch) Jensen
    • spouse: Barbara Cowin
    • children: Peter Jensen
    • Marcia Jensen
    • Thomas Jensen
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