Pete Olson is a Representative from Texas. Born in Fort Lewis, Washington in 1962, he earned his B.A. from Rice University in 1985 and his J.D. from University of Texas School of Law in 1988. He served in the United States Navy from 1988-1997, United States Naval Reserve from 1998-present, was staff for United States Senator Phil Gramm of Texas from 1998-2002 and was staff for United States Senator John Cornyn of Texas from 2002-2007. He was elected as a Republican to the 111th and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-present).