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Nomination of D. Lowell Jensen To Be Deputy Attorney General

March 15, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate D. Lowell Jensen to be Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice. He would succeed Carol E. Dinkins.

Since July 1983 he has been serving as Associate Attorney General at the .Department of Justice. Previously he was Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division in 1981-1983. He served as district attorney of Alameda County, CA, in 1969- 1980; assistant district attorney of Alameda County in 1966-1969; and deputy district attorney of Alameda County in 1955-1966.

He served as president of the California District Attorneys Association in 1979-1980; member of the board of directors of the California Crime Technological Research Foundation in 1970-1974; and chairman of the California Peace Officers Association's law and legislative committee in 1969-1977.

He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (A.B, 1949) and the University of California School of Law, Boalt (LL.B., 1952). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born June 3, 1928, in Brigham, UT.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of D. Lowell Jensen To Be Deputy Attorney General Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259048