John Lewis’ Death: Cause, Place, Age, and More!

John Lewis

The politician John Lewis passed away at age 80, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American politician and civil rights activist. He was elected as a democratic representative for the state of Georgia in 1987.

He participated in Freedom Rides to desegregate the South during the American Civil Rights movement.

He was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to end segregation.

How did John Lewis die?

Pancreatic Cancer caused John Lewis' death in 2020.

Information about the death of John Lewis
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death80 years
ProfessionPolitician
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1940
Death dateJuly 17, 2020
Place of deathAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"Early on, I wrote a letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I was 17. I felt called, moved."

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"We need someone who will stand up and speak up and speak out for the people who need help, for people who are being discriminated against. And it doesn't matter whether they are black or white, Latino, Asian or Native American, whether they are straight or gay, Muslim, Christian, or Jews."

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"When I was 15 years old in 1955, I heard of Rosa Parks. I heard the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. on our radio."

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"Dr. King was one of the most inspiring human beings I ever met. He was such a warm, compassionate, and loving human being."

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"The scars and stains of racism are still deeply embedded in the American society."

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