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LANTOS, Thomas Peter, (father-in-law of Richard Swett),
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-February 11, 2008); chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs (One Hundred Tenth
Congress); died on February 11, 2008, in Bethesda, Md.