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Senate Service
Longest Service (24 years or more):
Richard Lugar
 
Indiana Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions
Senate President (U.S. Vice President): Schuyler Colfax, Charles W. Fairbanks, Thomas A. Hendricks, Thomas R. Marshall, J. Danforth Quayle.

President Pro Tempore: Jesse D. Bright

Party Conference Chairs: John Worth Kern, James E. Watson (also Floor Leader)

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair: Richard Lugar

Party Whips: Sherman Minton

Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:

Agriculture: Richad G. Lugar

Banking and Currency: Homer Capehart

Foreign Relations: Richard G. Lugar

Judiciary: Frederick Van Nuys

Rules and Administration: William E. Jenner

Veterans' Affairs: Vance Hartke
Indiana Senators Depicted on U.S. Postage Stamps
Benjamin Harrison
 
Indiana Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection
Statuary: General Lew Wallace by Andrew O'Connor (Statuary Hall); Oliver P. Morton by Charles H. Niehaus (Hall of Columns).

Busts:

Vice Presidents Collection: Schuyler Colfax by Frances M. Goodwin (Senate chamber gallery); Charles W. Fairbanks by Franklin Simmons (Senate wing, second floor, west corridor); Thomas R. Marshall by Moses A. Wainer Dykaar (Senate wing, second floor, west corridor); Thomas A. Hendricks by Ulric S.J. Dunbar (Senate chamber gallery); J. Danforth Quayle by Frederick Hart (Senate wing, second floor).

Portraits: John W. Davis by W.D. Murphy, Schuyler Colfax by Freeman Thorp, Michael C. Kerr by Charles A. Gray (all in Speaker's Lobby, House wing, second floor).

 
Unusual Facts
Arthur R. Robinson is believed to have been the first senator whose wife served as his campaign manager in his 1928 reelection campaign. Robinson won with fifty-five percent of the vote.
 
  

Party Abbreviations

Key to Political Party Abbreviations


Statuary Hall Collection

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol has statues donated by individual states.  Learn more about your state's statues.

Architect's Statuary Hall Web page


State Resources Web Sites

The Library of Congress maintains a State and Local Government Resource Page.

State election results must be certified by the State's Secretary.  The National Association of Secretaries of State maintains a list of their websites.