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Rep. John Lewis’ wife, Lillian, dies

John and Lillian Lewis in 1988. Atlanta Journal Constitution file/Johnny Crawfor

John and Lillian Lewis in 1988. Atlanta Journal Constitution file/Johnny Crawford

 

Amidst the jubilation of the new year and a long awaited solution to the fiscal cliff crisis lies sad news: Lillian Miles Lewis, the wife of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, died Monday morning in Atlanta, his office announced. Spokeswoman Brenda Jones said John Lewis is returning to Atlanta but had no more details to release about the cause of death.

The Lewises had been married 44 years. They have one son, John Miles.

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