Representative John R. Lewis's Biography

Biographical

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
  • Astrological Sign:

    Pisces

  • Awards:

    John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

  • Golden Plate Award, Academy of Excellence

  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Non-Violent Peace Prize

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Award, National Education Association

  • The Spingarn Medal, NAACP

  • Capital Award, National Council of La Raza

  • Hero Award, National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • President's Medal of Georgetown University

  • Father's Occupation:

    Sharecropper.

  • Favorite Book:

    The Bible

  • Favorite Movie:

    Gandhi

  • Favorite Quote:

    "You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" -- George Bernard Shaw, "Back to Methuselah"

    "It is non-violence or non-existence." -- Gandhi

  • Favorite Type of Music:

    All Music -- It uplifts me.

 

Contact Information

Campaign Email
cmedcollins@verizon.net

Campaign Email
john@johnlewisforcongress.com

Campaign Webmail
http://www.johnlewisforcongress.com/contact

Campaign Website
http://www.johnlewisforcongress.com

Campaign Website
https://www.flickr.com/photos/27520647@N05/

Campaign Website - Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/JohnLewis?ref=pdb

Campaign Website - Twitter
https://twitter.com/electjohnlewis

Campaign Website - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/JohnLewis2012

Washington, D.C. Webmail
https://johnlewis.house.gov/contact-me/email-me

Washington, D.C. Website
http://johnlewis.house.gov/

Capitol Website - Twitter
http://twitter.com/repjohnlewis

Capitol Website - Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/RepJohnLewis

Capitol Website - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/repjohnlewis

Campaign
2015 Wallace Road Southwest
Atlanta, GA 30331-7756

Washington, D.C.
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-3801
Fax: 202-225-0351

District
The Equitable Building
100 Peachtree Street, Northwest
Suite 1920

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-659-0116
Fax: 404-331-0947

Key Staff
Michael Collins
Chief of Staff
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1005

Phone: 202-225-3801
Fax: 202-225-0351
E-mail: http://www.house.gov/formjohnlewis/contact.html

Key Staff
Jacob Gillison
Scheduler
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1005

Phone: 202-225-3801
Fax: 202-225-0351
E-mail: http://www.house.gov/formjohnlewis/contact.html

Key Staff
Brenda Jones
Communications Director
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1005

Phone: 202-225-3801
Fax: 202-225-0351
E-mail: http://www.house.gov/formjohnlewis/contact.html