Emanuel (Emanuel) D. Jones (D-SS10)
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District: 770.964.8888
District FAX: 770.964.7162
Georgia State Senate
Room 420-D State Capitol 206 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 370244
Decatur, GA 30037
Elected: 2004    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Gloria   
Committee Assignments
SecretarySenate Committee on Economic Development and Tourism
MemberSenate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Special Judiciary
SecretarySenate Committee on Interstate Cooperation
MemberSenate Committee on Veterans, Military and Homeland Security
Counties Representing
DeKalb / Henry


Emanuel Jones, a Democrat, was first elected to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 10 th District in 2004. Sen. Jones represents SW DeKalb, Henry County and East Atlanta. He currently serves as the 20092010 Chairman of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. Senator Jones is the Secretary of the Interstate Cooperation Committee.

He also serves on the State and Local Governmental Operations, Veterans and Military Affairs, Urban Affairs, Interstate Cooperation and Public Safety and Homeland Security committees.

Sen. Jones is President/Owner of Legacy Chevrolet Cadillac Saab of Columbus, Legacy Ford of McDonough, Legendary FordMercury of Marion N.C. and ANSA Automotive of Macon.

He was a 2008 nominee for the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, nominated by Ambassador Andrew Young. He was selected for the 2008 Atlanta Business League 50 th Most Influential Award; the recipient of the Morris Brown College Pacesetter Award in 2008, Metro Atlanta YMCA Volunteer of the Year, Ford Motor Minority Dealer Executive Director's Award, Henry County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, Black Enterprise Top 100 Minority Owned Company's, Georgia Trend Top 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, Governors Proclamation Entrepreneur of the Year, Freshman Legislator of the year 2005, Legislator of the year, Organization of DeKalb Educators 2006, and from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Service Firm of the Year.

Senator Jones is the owner of one of the Atlanta Area's largest AfricanAmerican owned businesses.

Sen. Jones received his MBA in Finance/Accounting from Columbia University in 1986, preceded by a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981. Mr. Jones was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1980 and rose to the rank of Captain. Sen. Jones graduated class valedictorian from West Fulton High School in Atlanta, Ga. in 1977. Sen. Jones had career positions with IBM (8184) and Arthur Anderson & Co. (8688), prior to entering the automobile business in 1988 as a dealer candidate in Ford Motor Company's minority dealer operations.

Senator Jones was named one of the 50 Most Influential people from Who's Who in Black Atlanta.

He is a former Trustee for Henry Medical Center, past Finance Chairman of Henry Medical Center, past Chairman of Henry County YMCA, past Chairman of Henry County's United Way Campaign and Partners in Education of numerous elementary, middle and high schools. He was also Chairman of Henry County Chamber of Commerce, a member of Leadership Georgia and Board Member of James Bristor Society, University of Pennsylvania.

Senator Jones sits on various boards to include the Board at University Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice and the Georgia State University Project Healthy Grandparent's board. He was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. Senator Jones currently resides in Ellenwood, GA with his wife Gloria, sons Emanuel II, Elam and Daughter Emani. He is a deacon of the Shiloh Baptist Church in McDonough.