Congressman Baird’s Statement on the Passing of Senator Richard Lugar

April 28, 2019
Press Release

Danville, IN Congressman Jim Baird (R-IN-04) released the following statement regarding the passing of former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar:

“Senator Richard Lugar was a statesman to his very core, as he exemplified leadership and civility in his service to Indiana. I join Hoosiers and our nation as we mourn the passing of a truly remarkable public servant. Our prayers go out to the Lugar family and their loved ones.”


Congressman Jim Baird represents Indiana’s 4th Congressional District. A lifelong Hoosier, he serves as a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.