US senator, New Jersey
Born: Crystal City, Mo.
Educated: Princeton; Rhodes Scholar.
Career: Player for New York Knickerbockers basketball team. Elected to the Senate from New Jersey in 1978, 1984, 1990. ZELL MILLER
Born: Young Harris, Ga.
Educated: Young Harris Community College; University of Georgia, bachelor's and master's degrees.
Career: Elected Mayor of Young Harris, 1958. Georgia State Senate 1961-1964. Lieutenant governor 1974-1991. Governor 1991-present. BARBARA JORDAN
Professor of government,
University of Texas
Educated: Texas Southern University; Boston University School of Law.
Career: First black woman to serve in Texas Legislature. Elected to US House of Representatives in 1972. Joined U. of Texas faculty in 1979.