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Birch Bayh, author of Title IX legislation, dies at 91

Birch Bayh, author of Title IX legislation, dies at 91

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

March 14, 2019

Birch Bayh, a former U.S. senator from Indiana who spurred a number of notable legislation, died Thursday of pneumonia at his home in Easton, Md at the age of 91 according to his obituary. Bayh, a liberal Democrat who served in the U.S. Senate from 1963 to 1981, was the chief author of federal Title IX legis...

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