This Day in Jewish History 1928: The Only Holocaust Survivor to Serve in Congress Is Born

Budapest-born Tom Lantos reached the U.S. by winning an essay contest and went on to serve in the California delegation to the House for 28 years,

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February 11, 1928, is the birthdate of Tom Lantos, the Hungarian native who was the only Holocaust survivor to serve in either house of the U.S. Congress. Lantos was part of the California delegation to the...