Jimmy (Jimmy) H. Pruett, Jr. (R-149)

State Representative Jimmy Pruett

Jimmy (Jimmy) H. Pruett, Jr. (R-149)
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Capitol: 404.656.5143
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 478.374.4316
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 402 State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 459
Eastman, GA 31023
Residence:Eastman, GA

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Biography Representative Jimmy Pruett is a legislator serving House District 149, which includes the counties of Dodge, Telfair, Wheeler and portions of Jeff Davis and Laurens counties. Representative Pruett is a former Administration Floor Leader to Governor Perdue. Jimmy is a business man who lives in Dodge County. He started his first business in 1974 and has been instrumental in establishing other businesses. Mr. Pruett is actively involved in industry recruitment for the local community and his efforts have been significant in bringing companies to this area of Georgia. Representative Pruett has served in many capacities including the Small Business Advisory Committee for the U.S. Senate and the Rural Economic Development Commission. Locally he has served on the Advisory Board of the Heart of Georgia Technical School, Heart of Georgia Airport Authority, the Hospital Authority, and the Board of Directors of Citizens Bank and Trust Company. His community and professional involvement includes serving on the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce for 12 years, two years as Vice-President of Membership Committee and six years as a Chamber Director, membership in the Conditioned Air Association of Georgia, the Eastman Dodge Historical Society, and actively supporting the American Cancer Society. Mr. Pruett was in the Georgia Army National Guard and graduated from Georgia Military Institute as a Commissioned Officer. He was instrumental in implementing the State Approved Educational Apprenticeship Program and traveled throughout Georgia promoting the program. As a family man who grew up in Eastman, Mr. Pruett is a firm believer in family values and that these values should overflow into our community, business, and political endeavors. Awards Environmental Leadership Award The Georgia Conservation Voter - Special Recognition Leadership Award Fulton County District Attorneys / Atlanta City Council - Outstanding Georgia Citizen Award Georgia Secretary of State - Legislative Leadership Award Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities - GGS Legislative Award Georgia Gerontology Society - 2014 A+ Ranking Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Named 2014 "Most Effective Legislator" The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Pathfinder Award Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission - Vice Chair of National Labor and Economic Development Committee National Conference of State Legislatures - American Conservatives Award American Conservative Union - Appreciation Award Sowega Libraries - Red Service Ribbon Civil Air Patrol

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Casey   
Counties Representing
Jeff Davis