Elijah Eugene Cummings

THE HONORABLE​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chair of the House Oversight Committee
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 7th district

Elijah Eugene Cummings died on October 17, 2019, at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the age of 68 from "complications concerning longstanding health challenges", his spokeswoman stated. Before his funeral service on October 25 at Baltimore's New Psalmist Baptist Church, where he was a member for 40 years, Cummings lay in state at the U.S. Capitol Building's Statuary Hall on October 24. Cummings is the first African American lawmaker to achieve the honor of lying in state.​​​​​​​

Representative Elijah Cummings Lying in State in the Capital

Ceremony at the Capital for the Late Representative Elijah Cummings

Funeral Service​​​​​​​

Former President Barack Obama complete remarks at Rep. Elijah Cummings Funeral

Former President Barack Obama complete remarks at Rep. Elijah Cummings Funeral

Published on Oct 25, 2019

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