Quotes by Tom Lantos

About Tom Lantos:

Thomas Peter "Tom" Lantos was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from California, serving from 1981 until his death as the representative from a district that included the northern two-thirds of San Mateo County and a portion of southwestern San Francisco. Lantos had announced in early January 2008 that he would not run for reelection because of cancer of the esophagus, but died before finishing his term. A Hungarian-American, Lantos was the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the United States Congress.

Author Bio

  • NameTom Lantos
  • DescriptionAmerican politician
  • BornFebruary 1, 1928
  • DiedFebruary 11, 2008
  • CountryUnited States Of America; Hungary
  • ProfessionPolitician; Economist
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom; Democracy Service Medal