Zita Leeson Weinshienk

Personal

Birthday: 
1933
Birthplace: 
St. Paul, MN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Probation counselor, legal advisor and referee, Denver [Colorado] Juvenile Court, 1959-1964
Judge, Denver [Colorado] Municipal Court, 1964-1965
Judge, Denver County [Colorado] Court, 1965-1971
Judge, Colorado District Court, Second Judicial District, 1972-1979

Education

Name of School: 
University of Arizona
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1955
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Colorado
Court Name: 

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/26/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/3/1998
Termination Date: 
3/31/2011
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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