From: "Candidate Profile from Congressional Quarterly: Dick Lane", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/1998/states/CA/H/15/dick.lane.html; viewed 1 December 2005):
Dick Lane (D) of Sunnyvale
- Born: March 20, 1938, Portland, Ore.
- Education: California State U., Los Angeles, B.A., 1960, M.A., 1969; U. of Southern California, Ph.D., 1975.
- Military Service: None.
- Occupation: Professor; publisher; language institute director; teacher.
- Family: Wife, Valeria; seven children.
- Religion: Eastern Orthodox.
- Political Career: Sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1994; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1996.