Georgia Rep. Calvin Smyre remembers Congressman John Lewis

Georgia Rep. Calvin Smyre remembers Congressman John Lewis

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Georgia lawmaker of 46 years discussed the homegoing celebration for Congressman John Lewis.

Georgia Representative Calvin Smyre, known as “Dean in the House,” is the longest service member of the Georgia General Assembly. He started Thursday off at the state Capitol building in the Rotunda where Lewis’ body lied in state since Tuesday.

Smyre tells about his experience Thursday morning and also what Lewis meant to him.

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