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John Joseph Hensel, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1964, United States District Court (eastern & western districts) Michigan 1981, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1981, United States Supreme Court 1976.


Hensel, John Joseph was born on November 30, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Charles and Lena Amelia (Spitaleri) Hensel.


Bachelor, University Detroit, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1964.


Investigator Oakland County Probate Court, Pontiac, Michigan, 1964—1965. Research attorney Michigan Court Appeals, Flint, 1965—1966, assistant clerk Lansing, since 1978. Sole practice Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1966—1973.

Assistant prosecuting attorney Washtenaw County, 1971—1978.


Section chairman Community Chest, Ypsilanti, 1970. Chairman Tax Board Appeals, Saline, Michigan, 1977. Representative delegate Ingham County Precinct, Meridian Township, since 1982.

Member of Ingham County Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Knights of Columbus (Grand Knight award 1981-1983), Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Sigma Tau.


Married Susan McGaughan Hensel, August 11, 1973. 1 child John Joseph IV.