August 3, 1996 |
Former California Rep. Ed Zschau, a moderate Republican and high-tech entrepreneur, is Reform Party presidential candidate Richard D. Lamm's choice for a running mate. In a telephone interview from his home here Friday, Lamm would not elaborate on the reasons behind his selection in advance of a formal announcement Monday. Lamm is running for the Reform Party nomination against party founder and funder Ross Perot. Perot has not chosen a running mate.
July 19, 1995 |
Ed Zschau Leaving IBM: Zschau, 55, who has run IBM's disk storage business for more than two years, will pursue new ventures in public policy and higher education. Zschau, who represented the San Francisco Bay Area for two terms in Congress, said he will announce specific plans in coming months but that he has no plans to run for office. Zschau, a moderate Republican, nearly unseated Democratic U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston in 1986. IBM said James T.
April 24, 1993 |
Ed Zschau, a computer entrepreneur-turned-politician who served two terms in the House of Representatives and made an unsuccesful run for the U.S. Senate in 1986, is returning to his roots. He's been hired to run Adstar, IBM's $6-billion, San Jose-based disk-drive business. Adstar is being spun off as a wholly owned IBM subsidiary. Zschau, who is 53 years old, founded the Silicon Valley data-storage company Systems Industries in 1968.
May 7, 1992 |
In the scientific wonderland of Silicon Valley, where big things are being made smaller and smaller, Ed Zschau is holding a tiny sliver of metal tipped with a device that just might be a high-tech breakthrough. It is so phenomenally small that its parts are measured by the width of an atom. But it is so big, Zschau says, that there is no way he could ignore it and instead make a second try at the U.S. Senate.
November 18, 1991 |
Ed Zschau, former congressman from the Silicon Valley, said Sunday that moderate Republicans must dramatically reshape their image and agenda to overcome a perception that they are "squishy" and lacking in zeal, in principle and in compassion for people. Addressing the California Republican League, a volunteer organization of GOP moderates and progressives, Zschau said members must become "flaming moderates."
March 16, 1991 |
Former Rep. Ed Zschau, a Republican moderate widely viewed as a repeat contender for the U.S. Senate after his narrow loss to Sen. Alan Cranston in 1986, said Friday that he has decided not to run in next year's election. Zschau said he explored the possibility of running for Cranston's Senate seat over the last several months and concluded that although the race was winnable, it would be too disruptive to the Silicon Valley computer company he has headed for about two years.