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State Representative Don Parsons


State Representative Don Parsons has lived in Cobb County since 1972.  He and his wife, Jo Lynn were married in 1973 after graduating from West Virginia State University.  Representative Parsons served in the United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard for a total of twenty years. He served as a section leader in the Armored Cavalry, and was later a First Sergeant in the Signal Corp.   


He worked for the Bell System for thirty-five years.  He started his career as a telephone installer-repairman and worked his way through the company, retiring as Operations Manager of BellSouth Communications Systems.  He continues to work in the telecommunications field as a consultant.


He and Jo Lynn are the parents of two daughters; Jennifer Elizabeth, whom they lost in 2020, and their younger daughter, Meredith Victoria. They are grandparents to six grandchildren. Don serves on a number of civic boards, including the Georgia Ballet Board of Directors and the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy.


Don has been a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives since 1995. He currently serves as Chairman of the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee. In addition, he also serves on the Appropriations Committee, Ways & Means Committee, the Health & Human Services Committee, the Rural Development Council and the General Assembly Fiscal Affairs Commitee.



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Paid For By Friends of Don Parsons    3167 Sycamore Lane, Marietta, GA 30066