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Evan Bayh

also known as Birch Evan Bayh III

Lawyer

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.

Achievements

  • Bar: DC 1982, Indiana 1983.

Connections

Married Susan Bayh; children: Beau, Nicholas.

father:
Birch Evan Bayh Junior

mother:
Marvella (Hern) Bayh

spouse:
Susan Bayh

children:
Beau Bayh

Nicholas Bayh