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John Lewis (VIII)

John Lewis was born on February 21, 1940 in Troy, Alabama, USA as John Robert Lewis. He was previously married to Lillian Miles. See full bio »
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Rep. John Lewis 2012 | Congressman John Lewis | Rep. John Lewis

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[after 'The March on Washington', August 28, 1963] After Dr. King had spoken, we went back down to the White House. President Kennedy invited us back down, and he stood in the door of the Oval Office and greeted each one of us. He was like a proud beaming father that everything had gone so well. He said to each one of us as he shook our hand, You did a good job, you did a good job. And when he ... See more »


Was a member of the Atlanta City Council from 1981 to 1986. See more »

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