BAYH, Evan (1955-)

BAYH, EVAN, (son of Birch Evan Bayh), a Senator from Indiana; born in Shirkieville, Indiana, on December 26, 1955; graduated Indiana University 1978; J.D. University of Virginia 1981; practiced law in Indianapolis; became Indiana secretary of state 1986; governor of Indiana 1989-1997; attorney and partner with Baker & Daniels 1997-1998; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1998; reelected in 2004 and served from January 3, 1999, to January 3, 2011; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2010.

Indiana University
Modern Political Papers Collections
Bloomington, IN
Papers: Senatorial papers.

  • Bayh, Evan. From Father to Son: A Private Life in the Public Eye. Indianapolis, Ind.: Guild Press/Emmis Books, 2003.
  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Evan Bayh, United States Senator, 1999-2011. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2012.