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Evan Bayh

Evan BayhAKA Birch Evans Bayh III

Born: 26-Dec-1955
Birthplace: Shirkieville, IN

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Indiana, 1999-2011

Son of long-time Senator Birch Bayh. As Governor of Indiana in 1989-97, Bayh was the youngest governor in the nation. Elected to US Senate in 1998, defeating Paul Helmke to succeed Senator Daniel R. Coats. Served two terms as a moderate Democrat in the Senate, and did not stand for re-election in 2010. Succeeded by Coats.

Father: Birch Bayh (hog farmer, Indiana Senator)
Mother: Marvella Hern Bayh (d. 24-Apri-1979 breast cancer)
Wife: Susan B. Bayh (law professor, m. 13-Apr-1985, twin sons)
Son: Birch Evans Bayh IV ("Beau", twin, b. 9-Nov-1995)
Son: Nicholas Harrisonn Bayh (twin, b. 9-Nov-1995)

    High School: St. Albans School, Washington, DC (1974)
    University: BS, Indiana University Bloomington (1978)
    University: JD, University of Virginia Law School (1981)

    McGuireWoods LLP Partner (2011-)
    US Senator, Indiana (1999-2011)
    Governor of Indiana (1989-97)
    Indiana Secretary of State (1986-88)
    Law Clerk for a federal court judge
    Alfalfa Club 1999
    Bilderberg Group Portugal, Jun-1999
    Committee for the Liberation of Iraq Honorary Co-Chairman
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Leadership Council Chairman
    National Endowment for Democracy Board Member
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    New Democrat Movement Founder, Senate New Democrat Coalition
    District of Columbia Bar
    Indiana State Bar Association
    Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity

    Fox News Channel Pundit (2011-)

Official Website:

Author of books:
From Father to Son: A Private Life in the Public Eye (2003, memoir)

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