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Category:John Lewis (American politician)

English: John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is an American politician and was a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement


John Lewis 
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American politician and civil rights leader
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Date of birth 21 February 1940
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John Robert Lewis
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • American Baptist College (1961, Bachelor of Arts)
  • Fisk University (1967, Bachelor of Arts)
  • Pike County Schools (state school)
Occupation
Member of political party
Position held
  • United States representative
  • councillor (1982, 1986, Atlanta)
Work location
Award received
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (2011)
  • Wallenberg Medal (1999)
  • Profile in Courage Award (2001)
  • Spingarn Medal (2002)
  • Four Freedoms Award - Freedom of Speech
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights (1998)
  • Lillian Smith Book Award (1998)
  • Library of Congress Living Legend (April 2000)
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (1999)
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature (2016)
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