Robert Jensen Bryan

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Robert Jensen Bryan
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Assumed office
November 1, 2000
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
In office
May 7, 1986 – November 1, 2000
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded bySeat established by 98 Stat. 333
Succeeded byRonald B. Leighton
Personal details
Born
Robert Jensen Bryan

1934 (age 84–85)
Bremerton, Washington
EducationUniversity of Washington (B.A.)
University of Washington School of Law (J.D.)

Robert Jensen Bryan (born 1934) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Bremerton, Washington, Bryan was in the United States Army Reserve from 1955 to 1957, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington in 1956, where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law in 1958. He was in private practice in Bremerton from 1959 to 1967. He was then a judge on the Superior Court of Washington from 1967 to 1984, including service as a judge pro tem, Washington State Court of Appeals in 1975 and as a judge pro tem on the Washington State Supreme Court from 1979 to 1982. He was in private practice in Seattle, Washington from 1984 to 1986.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On February 3, 1986, Bryan was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 24, 1986, and received his commission on May 7, 1986. He assumed senior status on November 1, 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bryan, Robert Jensen - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
1986–2000
Succeeded by
Ronald B. Leighton