Tom Lantos Congressional Bio
|Tom Lantos Congressional Bio
|Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, entry "LANTOS, Thomas Peter, (1928 - )".|
LANTOS, Thomas Peter, (1928 - )
LANTOS, Thomas Peter, a Representative from California; born in Budapest, Hungary, February 1, 1928; came to the United States on an academic scholarship in 1947; B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1949; M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1950; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1953; professor of economics; television journalist; administrative assistant, economic and foreign policy adviser, United States Senate; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-present); chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs (One Hundred Tenth Congress).