Donald D. Alsop
Donald Douglas Alsop (born August 28, 1927) is a United States federal judge.
Alsop was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1946. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Minnesota in 1950 and 1952. Following graduation, he clerked for Justice Thomas Gallagher of the Minnesota Supreme Court. He spent two years in private practice in St. Paul, Minnesota, and then moved to New Ulm, where he practiced from 1954 to 1974.
In August 1974, President Richard Nixon nominated Alsop for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota to replace Philip Neville, who was assuming senior status. Alsop served as Chief Judge from 1985 to 1992, at which time he assumed senior status.
- Donald D. Alsop at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.