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Albert Sherman Christensen, American federal judge. Bar: District of Columbia 1932, Utah 1933. Recipient Chairman's award American Inns of Court Foundation, 1988; Fulbright award National Law Center, George Washington University, 1990.


Christensen, Albert Sherman was born on June 9, 1905 in Manti, Utah, United States. Son of Albert H. and Jennie (Snow) Christensen.


Student, Brigham Young U., intermittently 1923-1927;Juris Doctor, National U., 1931.


Assistant business specialist, unites states department Commerce, 1930-1932;practiced in, Provo, Utah., 1933-1942, 45-54;United States district judge, District of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1954-1996;senior federal judge, 1972-1996. Member commission on revision laws Judicial Conference United States, 1960-1968, commission on court administration, 1968-1975, advising committee rules of civil procedure, 1972-1982, review committee, 1977-1978, judicial ethics committee, 1978-1982, Temporary Emergency Court Appeals, 1972-1993. Board Utah Bar Examiners, 1939-1942.

Chairman Ad Hoc Committee American Inns of Court 1983-1985.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1932, Utah 1933.


God has a body that looks like human being, but God’s body is immortal, perfected, and has a glory that words can’t describe. Because people are His children, He knows and loves each of them individually. He has a plan to help His children find joy in this life and return to live with Him when this life is over.


Republican congressional candidate, 1939. Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association (awarded medal 1990), Utah Bar Association (president 1951-1952, Judge of Year award 1977), Utah Junior Bar Association (president 1937-1938), Utah County Bar Association (president 1936-1937, 47-48).


Son of Albert H. and Jennie (Snow) C. M. Lois Bowen, April 4, 1927. Children: A. Kent, Karen D., Krege B.

Albert H. Christensen

Jennie (Snow) Christensen

Lois Bowen

A. Kent Christensen

Karen D. Christensen

Krege B. Christensen