Philip H. Hayes

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Philip H. Hayes
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County Attorney of Vanderburgh County, Indiana
In office
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byRoger H. Zion
Succeeded byDavid L. Cornwell
Member of the Indiana Senate
In office
November 4, 1970 – November 6, 1974
Serving with Robert D. Orr (1970–1972)
Preceded bySidney S. Kramer[1]
Succeeded byJoseph Franklin O'Day[2]
Constituency26th district (1970–1972)
49th district (1972–1974)
Personal details
Philip Harold Hayes

(1940-09-01) September 1, 1940 (age 81)
Battle Creek, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
EducationIndiana University (BA, JD)

Philip Harold Hayes (born September 1, 1940) is an American politician and lawyer from Indiana. He is a former U.S. Representative, serving in Congress for one term from 1975 to 1977.


Born in Battle Creek, Michigan, Hayes attended Rensselaer (Indiana) Elementary School. He graduated from Rensselaer High School, 1958. B.A., Indiana University, 1963. J.D., Indiana University Law School, 1967. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1967 and District of Columbia bar in 1977. He was a lawyer in private practice. Deputy prosecuting attorney, Vanderburgh County, Indiana from 1967 to 1968. He served as member of the Indiana State senate from 1971 to 1974.


Hayes was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress (January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1977). He introduced the National Climatic Program Act of 1975, a version of which eventually became law as the National Climate Program Act in 1978.[3][4] He was not a candidate for reelection in 1976, but was the unsuccessful primary election challenger to three-term incumbent Vance Hartke for nomination to the United States Senate. County attorney, Vanderburgh County, Indiana from 2001 to 2002.

Later life

He is a resident of Evansville, Indiana.


  1. ^ "Offices". 3 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Offices". 3 March 2015.
  3. ^ The national climate program act hearings, 1976
  4. ^ The National Climate Program Act of 1978, Picturing Meteorology, June 15, 2017]

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Indiana Senate
Preceded by
Sidney S. Kramer
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 26th district

Served alongside: Robert D. Orr
Succeeded by
Don Larry Park
Preceded by
Constituency established
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 49th district

Succeeded by
Joseph Franklin O'Day
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded byas Former US Representative Order of precedence of the United States
as Former US Representative
Succeeded byas Former US Representative

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