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Government official , Lawyer

John W. Bode, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Agriculture Law, Food and Drug Law, Legislation. Member of Olsson, Frank and Weeda, P.C.


Bode, John William was born on January 24, 1955 in Oklahoma City. Son of Carl James and Frances E. (Murphy) Bode.


United States Naval Academy. University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1977). George Mason University (Juris Doctor, 1983).


Worked at Olsson, Frank and Weeda, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in General Administrative and Trade Regulation Practice. Agriculture, Food and Drug, International Trade, Litigation and Legislation. Admitted to the bar, 1983, Oklahoma (Not admitted DC).

Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Food and Consumer Services, 1985-1989. Director, Commodity Credit Corporation, 1986-1989. Director, Rural Telephone Bank, 1987-1989.

Member: Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. Our firm has become a leader in the food, drug, medical device, and agricultural law field since its founding in 1979. The firm's original regulatory practice has been expanded to include federal and state lobbying on agriculture, food and drug, and related issues, litigation and trademark law.


  • Bar: Oklahoma, 1983.


Member Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association.


Married Denise Anne Durham, May 21, 1977. 1 child, Sean Paul.

Carl James Bode

Frances E. (Murphy) Bode

Denise Anne Durham

Sean Paul Bode