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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.
|Lillian Miles (1968-2012)
|Yes (John-Miles Lewis)
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|John Robert Lewis
|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|February 21, 1940
|Place of Birth
|Troy, Alabama, U.S.
|1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches
|93 kg, 205 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
|Civil Rights Leader, Politician
Height, Weight, and Age
John Lewis' height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Boasting a weight of 93 kg. Being born on February 21, 1940, translates to an age of 84 years as of todays date (February 29, 2024).
I say to people today, ‘You must be prepared if you believe in something. If you believe in something, you have to go for it. As individuals, we may not live to see the end.’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
Without prayer, without faith in the Almighty, the civil rights movement would have been like a bird without wings.John Lewis
We all live in the same house, we all must be part of the effort to hold down our little house. When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just… do something about it. Say something. Have the courage. Have the backbone. Get in the way. Walk with the wind. It’s all going to work out.John Lewis
The vote is precious. It’s almost sacred, so go out and vote like you never voted before.John Lewis