|42nd Solicitor General of the United States|
June 11, 2001 – July 14, 2004
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Seth P. Waxman|
|Succeeded by||Paul Clement|
|United States Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel|
|Preceded by||John Harmon|
|Succeeded by||Charles Cooper|
Theodore Bevry Olson
September 11, 1940
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Education||University of the Pacific|
UC Berkeley School of Law
In March 2018, Olson turned down an offer to represent Donald Trump in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.
Olson's third wife, Barbara Kay Olson (née Bracher), an attorney and conservative commentator, was a passenger on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. She planned to leave to California on after celebrating Olson's birthday
- Lewis, Neil A. (February 15, 2001). "Man in the News: Prize Job for a Bush Rescuer, Theodore Bevry Olson". The New York Times.
- "What Barbara Olson Knew" (YouTube). CNN. April 7, 2008.
- drjamesfetzer (January 4, 2010). "Pentagon Explosion, No Flight 77: TED OLSON on Barbara: "Its impossible to think of her as Gone"" – via YouTube.