John R. LEWIS, Congress, GA (1940)
LEWIS, John R., a Representative from Georgia; born in Troy, Pike County, Ala., February 21, 1940; attended public schools; B.A., American Baptist Theological Seminary, Nashville, Tenn., 1961; B.A., Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., 1967; director of ACTION, 1977-1980; community affairs director, National Consumer Co-op Bank, Atlanta, 1980-1986; member of the Atlanta, Ga., city council, 1982-1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-present).
BibliographyLewis, John, with Michael D’Orso. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Reprint, San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1999.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present