Terri Sewell Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Terri Sewell (Terrycina Andrea )

Last Updated: 01 Jan, 2024 | Views: 157

Age: 59

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Lawyer

Famous For: First African American woman elected to Congress from Alabama

Higher Education: Harvard University (JD)

Net Worth: $1.3 Million Approx.

Terri Sewell Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
01 Jan, 1965 (59 Years 04 Months 21 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Terri Sewell Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Terri Sewell was born on 1st January, 1965 in Alabama. She brought up in Selma, Alabama, and developed a solid sense of civil rights activism from her parents. Sewell joined Princeton University, where she acknowledged a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History.She later produced a Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Terri Sewell Career: 
2002: Sewell began her career as an attorney working in private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. She specialized in corporate law and public finance, gaining valuable legal experience.
2008: Sewell ran for the United States House of Representatives representing Alabama's 7th congressional district. She gets the Democratic primary and went on to win the over-all election, becoming the first African American woman chosen to Congress from Alabama. She has been reflected multiple times since then.
2010: Sewell played a crucial role in advocating for the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. She was a vocal enthusiast of the legislature and worked to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable healthcare.
2013: Sewell was appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, trade, and healthcare, among other areas. This appointment elevated her influence and allowed her to shape important legislation.
2021: Terri Sewell currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. She is recognized for her backing on issues such as voting rights, illicit justice reform, and financialgrowth in rural areas.
Achievements and Awards:
• Congressional Black Caucus Chair's Award
• Rosa Parks Award for Courage and Dedication
• TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People
Unknown Facts about Terri Sewell:
Fought for voting rights:Terri Sewell is ainheritor of the "Bloody Sunday" marchers who struggled for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, in 1965.
First black valedictorian: She known as black valedictorian of Selma High School and the first black woman selected student government president at Princeton University.

Terri Sewell Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

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Terri Sewell Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Andrew Sewell

Mother's Name
Nancy Gardner Sewell

Theodore Dixie





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