Nomination of Theodore Bevry Olson To Be an Assistant Attorney General
The President announced today his intention to nominate Theodore Bevry Olson to be an Assistant Attorney General (Legal Counsel), Department of Justice.
Mr. Olson is a partner with the firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher of Los Angeles, Calif. He joined the firm in 1965. Mr. Olson has extensive background in civil litigation including constitutional litigation for broadcasting and print media clients.
He was a delegate to the 1976 and 1980 Republican National Conventions.
Mr. Olson was graduated from the University of the Pacific (B.A., 1962) and the University of California (LL.B., 1965). At law school he was a member of the California Law Review. He is a member of the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations.
He was a member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws in 1972-74.
Mr. Olson is married and has two children. He resides with his family in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Mr. Olson was born in Chicago, Ill., on September 11, 1940.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Theodore Bevry Olson To Be an Assistant Attorney General Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/246670