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Alfred J. Jensen

Alfred J. (A.J.) Jensen (August 19, 1893 – October 14, 1973) served as Insurance Commissioner for the State of North Dakota from 1951-1963.

Biography

Jensen was born in Denmark on August 19, 1893, and came to the United States in 1904, emigrating with his family. His family settled in Columbia County, Wisconsin, where he continued his public education. Jensen farmed for twenty years; served as the Director of the Department of Weights and Measures for the State of North Dakota for eighteen years. He was elected Insurance Commissioner for North Dakota in 1950, re-elected in 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1960. He did not seek re-election in 1962 and served as a consultant to the industry upon his retirement from public service. Jensen was a member of the Republican Party, the Shriners, Eagles, Elks, and the Lutheran Church.

Bibliography

  • North Dakota Secretary of State. North Dakota Blue Book (1954), pp. 50.
  • North Dakota Secretary of State. North Dakota Blue Book (1961), pp. 52.