Evan BAYH, Congress, IN (1955)

Senate Years of Service:

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.


Bayh, Evan. From Father to Son: A Private Life in the Public Eye. Indianapolis, Ind.: Guild Press/Emmis Books, 2003.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present