Dick Lugar Edit Profile
Bachelor, Denison University, 1954. Bachelor, Master of Arts (Rhodes scholar), Oxford University, England, 1956.
Mayor, Indianapolis, 1968-1975. Visiting professor political science University Indianapolis, 1976. United States Senator from Indiana, since 1977.
Chairman committee foreign relations United States Senate, 1985-1986, 2003—2006, chairman committee on agriculture, nutrition and forestry, 1995-2001. Chairman National Republican Senatorial Committee, 1983-1984. President Lugar Stock Farm, Inc.
Member Indianapolis School Board, 1964-1967, vice president, 1965-1966. Vice chairman Advisory Commission on Intergovtl. Relations, 1969-1975.
President National League of Cities, 1970-1971. Member National Commission Standards and Goals of Criminal Justice System, 1971-1973. Delaware, member resolutions committee Republican National Convention, 1968, delegate, member resolutions committee, 1992, Keynote speaker, 1972, delegate, speaker, 1980., 88, 92, 96.
God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.
Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.
Trustee Denison University, since 1966, University Indianapolis, 1970-2002. Board directors National Endowment for Democracy, 1992-2000, Nuclear Threat Initiative, since 2000. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960.
Member Rotary, Blue Key, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Beta Theta Pi.
Married Charlene Smeltzer, September 8, 1956. Children: Mark, Robert, John, David.