Richard Lugar

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U.S. Senate (Indiana Sr)


Family: Wife: Charlene Smeltzer; 4 Children: David, John, Mark, Robert

Born: 04/04/1932 Indianapolis, IN

Home: Indianapolis, Indiana

Religion: Methodist

Education: MA, Rhodes Scholar, Economics/Politics/Philosophy, Pembroke College, Oxford University, 1956 BA, Economics, Denison University, 1954

Profession: President/Treasurer/Assistant Secretary, Lugar Stock Farms Incorporated, 1960-present Lecturer, Indiana Central University, 1976 Professor, University of Indianapolis, 1976 Vice President, Thomas L. Green and Company, Incorporated, 1960-1967 Lieutenant Junior Grade, United States Navy, 1957-1960 Author

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 1976-present Candidate, United States President, 1996 Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968, 1972, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Assistant Republican Whip, United States Senate, 1977-1979 Mayor, City of Indianapolis, 1968-1975 Republican Nominee, United States Senate, 1974 Indianapolis School Board, 1964-1967

Congressional Membership: Vice-Chair, Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1969-1975 Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Member, Congressional Fire Services Coalition Member, Congressional Soybean Caucus Member, National Republican Senatorial Committee Member, Republican Policy Committee Member, Senate Rural Health Caucus Member, Senate Steel Caucus

Organization Membership: Board of Trustees, Denison University, 1966-present Member, National League of Cities Advisory Council, 1972-1975 Advisory Board, United States Conference of Mayors, 1969-1975 President, Advisory Council, National League of Cities, 1971 Board of Directors, American Institute for Public Service Advisory Committee, American Political Science Association Member, Aspen Institute Strategy Group Member, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Member, Boy Scouts of America Advisory Committee, Capitol Challenge Road Race Member, Council of the Sagamores of the Wabash Board of Trustees, Denison University Founder, Excellence in Public Service Series Founder, Fund for Hoosier Excellence Member, Indiana Farm Bureau Incorporated Member, Indiana University Senior Advisory Board, Joan Shorenstein Barone Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy Honorary Member, Kiwanis International Board of Directors, National Endowment for Democracy Board of Directors, National Institute for Fitness and Sport Chair, Board of Trustees, Pembroke College Foundation Member, Phi Beta Kappa Advisory Board, Purdue University Senior Active Member, Rotary Club of Indianapolis Member, Saint Luke's United Methodist Church Vice Chair/Board of Trustees, University of Indianapolis Board Member, Youth for Understanding Former President, National League of Cities


Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

Foreign Relations

Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing, Inspection, and Plant and Animal Health

Subcommittee on Energy, Science and Technology

Subcommittee on Hunger, Nutrition, and Family Farms

Subcommittee on Nutrition and Food Assistance, Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, and General Legislation