Peterson Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

July 18, 2020
Press Release

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. - Congressman Collin Peterson issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis:


“John Lewis was not only a civil rights legend for the country, and an icon in Congress, he was my friend.  It has been an honor to know and serve with him. I will miss John greatly and I join the country in mourning this loss.”