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Legislative staff member

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.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana 1984.

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Politics

The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

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.