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David Rasmussen Hansen

David Rasmussen Hansen, American federal judge. Member of Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court, Iowa State Bar Association.

Background

Hansen, David Rasmussen was born in 1938 in Exira, Iowa, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Northwest Missouri State University, 1960. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1963.

Career

Assistant clerk to minority House Appropriations Committee House of Representatives, 1960—1961. Administrative aide 7th District Iowa, 1962—1963. Law clerk, associate attorney Jones, Cambridge & Carl, Atlantic, Iowa, 1963—1964.

Captain, judge advocate General's Corps United States Army, 1964—1968. Private practice Barker, Hansen & McNeal, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1968—1976. Partner Win-Gin Farms, since 1971.

Judge Police Court, 1969—1973, 2d Judicial District Court, 1976—1986, United States District Court (northern district), Cedar Rapids, 1986—1991, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit), Cedar Rapids, 1991—2002, chief judge, 2002—2003, senior judge, since 2003. Chairman Hardin County Republican Central Committee, 1975—1976. Member Judicial Conference of United States, 2002—2003, United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litig., since 2004.

Membership

Member of Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court, Iowa State Bar Association.