David Rasmussen Hansen

Personal

Birthday: 
1938
Birthplace: 
Exira, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Atlantic, Iowa, 1963-1964
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1964-1968
Private practice, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1968-1976
Judge, Iowa Falls [Iowa] Police Court, 1969-1973
Partner, Win-Gin Farms, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1971-
Chairman, Hardin County [Iowa] Republican Central Committee, 1975-1976
Judge, Iowa District Court, Second Judicial District, 1976-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Northwest Missouri State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1960
Name of School - Second: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
Court Name: 

Iowa Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/4/1986
Termination Date: 
11/18/1991
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
11/18/1991
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
4/1/2003
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