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John Robert Lewis, popularly known as John Lewis is a civil rights leader and a politician from America. John currently is the United States of America, Georgia’s 5th congressional district Representative, and is presently serving his House 17th term. John Lewis has worked since the year 1987 and is Georgia Congressional delegation dean. His district comprises of Atlanta’s northern three-fourths and is a Democratic Party member.
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In the year 1957, John Lewis attended the American Baptist Theological Seminary situated in Nashville, Tennessee. While at the Seminary, John Lewis researched about the nonviolent protest and assisted in organizing sit-ins separated lunch counters. John Lewis got arrested while demonstrating, and his mother was not happy with him indulging himself in the demonstrations. However, he was dedicated to the Civil Rights Movement and continued to take part in the 1961 Freedom Rides.
Family and Personal Life
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John Lewis was a family man and was married to Lillian Lewis, who died in 2012. The couple had a son named John-Miles Lewis.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Lillian Miles (1968-2012)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (John-Miles Lewis)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||John Robert Lewis|
|Age (as of today)||83 years|
|Date of Birth||February 21, 1940|
|Place of Birth||Troy, Alabama, U.S.|
|Height||1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||93 kg, 205 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$500 Thousand|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader, Politician|
Height, Weight, and Age
John Lewis' height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. John Lewis weighs 93 kg. Being born on February 21, 1940, translates to an age of 83 years as of todays date (July 15, 2023).
We need someone who is going to stand up, speak up, and speak out for the people who need help, for the people who have been discriminated against.John Lewis
If you ask me whether the election of Barack Obama is the fulfillment of Dr. King’s dream, I say, ‘No, it’s just a down payment.’John Lewis
The vote is precious. It’s almost sacred, so go out and vote like you never voted before.John Lewis
I want to see young people in America feel the spirit of the 1960s and find a way to get in the way. To find a way to get in trouble. Good trouble, necessary trouble.John Lewis
The vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have.John Lewis