Richard Lugar

Richard Lugar
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Personal details
Born
Richard Green Lugar

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Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
DiedApril 28, 2019(2019-04-28) (aged 87)
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Charlene Smeltzer (m. Template:Hover title)
EducationDenison University (BA)
Pembroke College, Oxford (BA, MA)
SignatureRichard Lugar's signature
Military service
Allegiance23x15px United States
Branch/serviceTemplate:Naval
Years of service1957–1960
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Richard Green Lugar (April 4, 1932 – April 28, 2019) was an American politician. He served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1977 to 2013. He is the most senior Republican in the Senate. He is on the Foreign Relations Committee. Before becoming a Senator, he was mayor of Indianapolis. Lugar ran for an eighth term in 2012, but lost the Republican primary on May 8, 2012 to Richard Mourdock.

Lugar died on April 28, 2019 in Falls Church, Virginia, from problems caused by chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. He was 87.[1]

References

  1. Groppe, Maureen (April 28, 2019). "Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar, a foreign policy giant, dies". USA Today. Retrieved April 28, 2019.