Birch-Bayh-Obituary

Birch E. Bayh Jr.

Jan 28, 1928 – Mar 14, 2019 (Age 91)

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Jan. 22, 1928 - March 14, 2019EASTON - Former United States Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., author of the 25th and 26th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and author of Title IX of the Higher Education Act, and one of the last surviving leaders of a heroic age in American progressive politics, died...

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May the God of peace continue to be with the family. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

My deepest heartfelt sympathy for the loss of this truly wonderful man. My parents were both staunch Democrats until their deaths. They always supported and campaigned for Mr. Bayh.
During his time in the Senate, and in 1971-72 I was serving in the Vietnam war. I wrote to the Senator and asked for both an absentee ballot and a flag from our great state of Indiana. He happily sent both. Because of the Constitutional Amendment he sponsored, I had the chance to cast my very first election...

To the Bayh family I extend my deepest condolence. After reading about his passing I wanted to let you know you're not alone in the loss of someone special. Keep the memories of him alive and know that as long as you do your love for him will remain afresh and ever apart of you allowing your love for him to never die. (1 Cor 13:8)- Gladys

Birch was a great friend, we worked briefly when he was at Venable. I first met Birch when he was nominated for the U. S. Senate at the Democratic Convention in Indianapolis, June, 1962. I was on the staff of Vance Hartke. Birch will be remembered & revered as one of the most outstanding legislators in the history of the United States Senate. A truly great American.

Dear Evan and family,
Birch always had a special place in our lives.
He made Indiana proud to have him represent us.
Thinking of you and sending my deepest sympathy to you and the family.
Audrey

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
What a wonderful legacy he leaves. He never failed to stop and have conversation with us no matter where we saw him.
Friends, Vic and Kathy Bothast

May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones.


This is Michelle Bayh, the family historian. When I began to finish the research on the Bayh's to the late 1600's, I contact Birch again. I mailed him an entire book of information once complete and he was thrilled, saying he'd share with all soon. He & Kitty helped me with kind words after my husband's death in 2015. He & Kitty helped me with kind words after my husband's death in 2015. To me Birch was simply family, he was kind, funny & gave great advice. We shared a few...