Terri Sewell

Terri Sewell

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1, 2003 (age 14)
Beverly Hills, CA

Terri Sewell About

Politician and Democrat who became the first black woman elected to Congress from Alabama when she was chosen to represent the state's 7th district in 2011.

Terri Sewell Before Fame

She graduated from Princeton University, Harvard Law School and Oxford University before starting a career as a public finance attorney.

Terri Sewell Trivial Things

She was the first black valedictorian of her high school and was the first black female partner in the Birmingham law firm of Maynard, Cooper, & Gale, P.C.

Terri Sewell Family Life

She is the daughter of retired Coach Andrew A. Sewell and former City Councilwoman and retired librarian Nancy Gardner Sewell.

Terri Sewell Associated With

She worked on Capitol Hill for 7th Congressional District congressman Richard Shelby during the summers while she was studying at Princeton.