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  Olson, Theodore Bevry
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NameTheodore Bevry Olson
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Chicago, Illinois , United States
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Born September 11, 1940 (79 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedAJ
May 28, 2009 12:52am
Tags Conservative - Pro-Gay Marriage -
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Mr. Olson was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was educated in public schools in California. He received his bachelor's degree cum laude from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, where he received awards as the outstanding graduating student in both journalism and forensics, and his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), where he was a member of the California Law Review and Order of the Coif.

Mr. Olson served President Reagan as Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1981 to 1984. Before being named to that post, he was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he practiced constitutional, media, commercial and appellate litigation. After completing his service as Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Olson returned to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, in its Washington, D.C. office, engaging in the practice of constitutional and appellate law and general litigation, and served as Partner-in-Charge of that office, on the firm's Executive and Management Committees and as co-chair of the firm's Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group.


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Sep 15, 2012 08:30am News Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 18, 2010 11:00pm Blog Entry 9/11 Widower Ted Olson: Obama Was Right On Cordoba House  Article Servo 
Jan 09, 2010 05:00pm Perspective The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage  Article Ralphie 
Aug 18, 2009 04:00pm Profile A Conservative's [Ted Olson] Road to Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy  Article Monsieur 
May 27, 2009 04:25pm News Bush Solicitor General Ted Olson Supporting Same Sex Marriage  Article COSDem 

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FAMILY
Wife Barbara K. Olson 00, 1996-Sep 11, 2001
Father In-Law Victor C. Bracher 0000-1987

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  05/24/2001 Solicitor General of the United States Won 52.04% (+4.08%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani