Birch Evans Bayh, Jr. (January 22, 1928 – March 14, 2019) was an American politician. He served as a United States senator of Indiana. He served as senator from 1963 to 1981. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Bayh authored the twenty-fifth and the twenty-sixth amendments to the United States Constitution. His is the only non-founding father to author two amendments. He also proposed to remove the electoral college and to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
References[change | change source]
- Cruikshank, Kate. The Art of Leadership; A Companion to an Exhibition from the Senatorial Papers of Birch Bayh. (Indiana University Libraries, 2007)
- "Birch Bayh, former Indiana Senator, Title IX author, dies at 91". USA Today. March 14, 2019.
- Davies, Tom (March 14, 2019). "Former Sen. Birch Bayh, champion of Title IX, dies at 91". PBS NewsHour. Associated Press. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Birch Bayh.|
- United States Congress. "Birch Bayh (id: B000254)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-05-08
- Bayh Appearances on C-SPAN
- Oral History Interview with Birch Bayh, from the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
- Historic footage of Birch Bayh from the Ball State University Digital Media Repository
- The Art of Leadership: A Companion to an Exhibition from the Senatorial Papers of Birch Bayh The Lilly Library Bloomington, Indiana.