Elijah B. Lewis
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Born in Coney, Crisp County, Georgia, Lewis attended the common schools of Dooly and Macon Counties, Spalding Seminary, Spalding, Georgia, and a business school in Macon, Georgia. He moved to Montezuma, Georgia, in 1871 and engaged in banking and mercantile pursuits. He served as member of the State senate in 1894 and 1895.
Lewis was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1909). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress. He engaged in his former business activities until his death in Montezuma, Georgia, on December 10, 1920. He was interred in Felton Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Elijah B. Lewis (id: L000281)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|United States House of Representatives|
Charles R. Crisp
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 3rd congressional district
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1909
Dudley M. Hughes