Donald Eugene O`Brien

Personal

Birthday: 
1923
Birthplace: 
Marcus, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, Air Corps, 1942-1945
Private practice, Sioux City, Iowa, 1948-1949, 1967-1978
Assistant city attorney, Sioux City, Iowa, 1949-1953
County attorney, Woodbury County, Iowa, 1955-1958
Judge, Sioux City [Iowa] Municipal Court, 1959-1960
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, 1961-1967

Education

Name of School: 

Creighton University School of Law

The School of Law is an integral part of Creighton University, providing professional legal education within the framework of a Jesuit University committed to a comprehensive and value-centered education. The faculty of the School believes these commitments are compatible. The School offers a curriculum designed to produce ethical lawyers who will zealously and competently represent clients within the bounds of law and, at the same time, recognize their duty to improve society.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1948

Judicial Career

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

Iowa Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/5/1978
Termination Date: 
12/1/1990
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Court Name - Second: 

Iowa Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/5/1978
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
12/30/1992
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