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Evan Bayh (Birch Evan Bayh III)

Evan Bayh, lawyer, former United States Senator from Indiana. Bar: District of Columbia 1982, Indiana 1983. Recipient Carolyn Mosby Above & Beyond award, Indiana Black Exposition, 1995, Breaking the Glass Ceiling award, Women Executives in State Government, 1996, Good Government award, Cato Institute, 1996, Henry M. Jackson award, Jewish Institute National Security Affairs, 2004, Friend of Zion award, The Jerusalem Fund, 2004.

Background

  • Bayh, Evan was born on December 26, 1955 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Birch Evan Junior and Marvella (Hern) Bayh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Economics, Indiana University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1981.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States District Court, 1982—1983. Attorney Hogan & Hartson LLP, 1982—1983, Bingham, Summers, Welsh & Spilman, Indianapolis, 1985—1986. Secretary of state State of Indiana, 1987-1989, governor, 1989-1996.

      Partner Baker & Daniel Associates, 1997-1998. United States Senator from Indiana, 1999—2011. Partner McGuireWoods LLP, Washington, since 2011.

      Chairman Democratic Leadership Council, 2001—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: DC 1982, Indiana 1983.

    Works

    • Author: From Father to Son: A Private Life in the Public Eye, 2003.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married Susan Bayh; children: Beau, Nicholas.
    • father: Birch Evan Bayh Junior
    • mother: Marvella (Hern) Bayh
    • spouse: Susan Bayh
    • children: Beau Bayh
    • Nicholas Bayh
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    Born December 26, 1955
    (age 60)
    • 1978
      Indiana University
    • 1981
      University Virginia
    • 1982 - 1983
      attorney, Hogan & Hartson Limited Liability Partnership
      Bingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    • 1982 - 1983
      Law clerk, United States District Court
    • 1985 - 1986
      attorney, Hogan & Hartson Limited Liability Partnership
      Summers, Arkansas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      secretary, of state State of Indiana
    • 1989 - 1996
      secretary, of state State of Indiana
    • 1997 - 1998
      partner, Baker & Daniel Associates
    • 1999 - 2011
      United States Senator from Indiana
    • 2011
      partner, McGuireWoods Limited Liability Partnership
      Washington, United States
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