- Category : Law-Attorney
- Type : GP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Distraction 2
American farmer of 340 acres before he became involved in local politics.
He was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1954, completed law school in 1960 and became a State Senator in 1962. In a dramatic announcement, he withdrew from the presidential nomination in 1971 to be with his terminally ill wife; she died of cancer on 4/24/1979. He lost his U. S. Senate seat in November 1980 to Republican Dan Quayle.
Bayh's son, called Evan Bayh (12/26/1955), was Governor of Indiana 1989-1997 before going to the US Senate in 1999.
He delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 1996.