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Congratulations, Man of the Year

Dr. James Oscar Lewis, Jr.
Dr. James Oscar Lewis, Jr.
Dr. James Oscar Lewis, Jr.

Dr. James Oscar Lewis, Jr. (Counselor for the State of Alabama), has been selected as a Man of the Year for 2013 during the Annual Men’s Day Observance at the Macedonia 17th Street Baptist Church (Fountain Heights), Dr. T.E. Hunter, Pastor.
On July 12, 1969, James Sr. and Ida Lewis were blessed with the birth of their second child, James Lewis. The families and communities assisted with the development and the results of their efforts proved to be a great work. James Lewis graduated Phillips High School in 1987 and attended Miles College achieving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Seeing a need to further his education, he earned a Degree of Juris Doctor from Miles Law School.
James joined the Macedonia 17th Street Baptist Church at age 6 and has continued to be a faithful member serving on the usher board and in the Male choir.
He loves his church family and community and strives to assist and aid any member possible.
In 1985 James  joined the Masonic Order earning the degree of Master Mason. In 1989 he joined Phi Beta Sigma, Sigma Chapter of Birmingham.
God allowed James Lewis four wonderful children: Sherrell Jemison, Shambrella Peterson, James Lewis III and Willie Lewis. He has been blessed with two wonderful nephews, Timothy III and Wesley Huffman, a brother-in-law Timothy Huffman, Jr. and a sister who has remained by is side through the good and bad times, Wyteria Lewis Huffman.
God continues to bless Brother Lewis with a mother who has proven to be skilled, strong, unbreakable, faithful, great, wonderful, steadfast, loving and all the wonderful attributes granted to mothers and ladies with faith in God.
The belief that helps Bro. Lewis continue on the path is a quote taken from his
fraternal organization is: “Culture for service and service for humanity.”