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Frank O'Bannon
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47th Governor of Indiana
In office
January 13, 1997 – September 13, 2003
Lieutenant Joe Kernan
Preceded by Evan Bayh
Succeeded by Joe Kernan
46th Lieutenant Governor of Indiana
In office
January 9, 1989 – January 13, 1997
Governor Evan Bayh
Preceded by John Mutz
Succeeded by Joe E. Kernan
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 47th district
In office
November 3, 1982 – December 1, 1988
Preceded by Michael Charles Kendall
Succeeded by Richard D. Young
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 46th district
In office
November 8, 1972 – November 3, 1982
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Clay Patterson Baird
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 29th district
In office
November 4, 1970 – November 8, 1972
Preceded by Robert O'Bannon
Succeeded by Leslie Duvall
Personal details
Frank Lewis O'Bannon

(1930-01-30)January 30, 1930
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Died September 13, 2003(2003-09-13) (aged 73)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Judy Asmus (1957–2003; his death)
Education Indiana University, Bloomington (BA, JD)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Air Force
Years of service 1952–1954
Battles/wars Korean War

Frank Lewis O'Bannon (January 30, 1930 – September 13, 2003) was an American politician. He served as the 47th Governor of Indiana from 1997 until his death in 2003.

In 2003, O'Bannon suffered a massive stroke in Chicago, Illinois, while attending a trade conference. He died days later and was succeeded by his Lieutenant Governor Joe E. Kernan.

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