Terri Sewell

by bearboy on July 14, 2016

Birth Name: Terrycina Andrea Sewell

Place of Birth: Huntsville, Alabama

Date of Birth: January 1, 1965

Ethnicity: African-American

Terri Sewell is an American politician. A Democrat, she has served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, from Alabama’s 7th congressional district, since January 3, 2011.

Terri is the daughter of Andrew A. Sewell, a former athletic coach, and Nancy Gardner Sewell, a former city Councilwoman and librarian. Her mother was the first black woman to be elected as a councilwoman at Selma City.

Terri’s maternal grandfather was The Rev. Tom M. Gardner, Jr. (the son of Tom M. Gardner and Willie Frances Sanders). Terri’s great-grandfather Tom was the son of Monroe Gardner and Sylvia “Sibbie” Robinson. Willie was the daughter of Alfred Sanders and Hettie Jackson.

Sources: https://sewell.house.gov

Genealogy of Terri Sewell (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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