Personal Profile


Full Name Pete Olson
Age 54
Hometown Sugar Land
Race White
Education B.A., Rice University, 1985; J.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1988
Spouse: Nancy
Religion Methodist
Church United Methodist Church (Sugar Land)

Pete Olson represents the 22nd District of Texas. He began is career in Congress in 2009.

He serves on the following committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure, House Homeland Security, and House Science and Technology. He is the latter’s Ranking Member of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee.

Olson previously worked as an aide to U.S. Senator Phil Gramm and as Chief of Staff for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.

Olson graduated from Rice University in 1985 and went on to the Universtiy of Texas School of Law in Austin. On the day he completed the Texas Bar Examination in July 1988, Olson took the Oath of Office for service in the United States Navy.

Olson lives in Sugarland with his wife, Nancy, and their two children.