James Olszewski is a northwest author who grew up with the legend of D.B. Cooper. Olszewski was a young boy when Cooper had jumped from the 727, and the news coverage captured his attention. As Olszewski grew, the subject of D.B. Cooper continued to spark interest and questions not only about his true physical identify, but also about what drove Cooper to do what he did.
James Olszewski was born and raised in Great Falls, Montana. Graduating with an engineering degree from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, Olszewski moved to Seattle to work for the Boeing Company. While in Seattle, Olszewski attended Seattle University, graduating with a masters in business administration. Making the town of Snohomish his home, Olszewski spends much of his time in an effort to bring to light the secrets surrounding Cooper’s identity.