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Kolan Leon Davis

Kolan Leon Davis, American legislative staff member. Bar: Indiana 1984. Named one of The Fabulous 50, Roll Call, 2009. Candidate Indiana District 58 House seat, 1988, precinct committeeman, 1982-1984. With United States Army Reserve, 1980-1983. Member Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Davis, Kolan Leon was born on February 17, 1958 in Franklin, Indiana, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History cum laude, University Dallas, 1980. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1984.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Center Judicial Studies, Washington, 1984-1985. Counsel, subcommittee on administrative practice and procedure United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 1985-1987, chief counsel, subcommittee on adminstrv, oversight and the courts, 1995—2000. Counsel to Senator Charles E. Grassley, 1987-1991, foreign policy advisor, tax counsel, 1998—2000, chief counsel, legislation director, 2000.

      Republican staff director, chief counsel United States Senate Finance Committee, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1984.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Candidate Indiana District 58 House seat, 1988, precinct committeeman, 1982-1984. With United States Army Reserve, 1980-1983. Member Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married; 1 child.
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    Born February 17, 1958
    (age 58)
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    • 1980
      University Dallas
    • 1984
      Indiana University
    • 1984 - 1985
      Staff attorney, Center Judicial Studies
      Washington, United States
    • 1995
      counsel, and procedure United States Senate Judiciary Committee
    • 1995
      subcommittee on administrative practice, and procedure United States Senate Judiciary Committee
    • 2001
      Republican staff director, United States Senate Finance Committee
    • 2001
      chief counsel, United States Senate Finance Committee
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