Don (Don) Parsons (R-SH044)
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Georgia House of Representatives
Room 401-F State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
3167 Sycamore Lane
Marietta, GA 30066-4173
Elected: 1994    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Jo Lynn Figgatt   DOB: 7/21/1947
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
MemberSubcommittee on General Government
MemberHouse Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing


Representative Don Parsons has been a resident of Cobb County, Georgia since 1972. He and his wife, Jo Lynn, were married shortly after both graduated from West Virginia State University.

They have two daughters and six grandchildren.

Representative Parsons served in the United States Army Reserves and the Army National Guard for a total of sixteen years. He served in the Infantry, Armored Cavalry and as a First Sergeant in the Signal Corps. He was employed in the telecommunications industry for thirty-five years.

Representative Parsons is a long time member of the Marietta Kiwanis Club. He serves on numerous advisory boards including the Northwest Georgia Law Enforcement Academy Board, the Cobb County Library Foundation Board, the Cobb Community Service Board, and the Cobb Safety Village Board. He is a Major in the Civil Air Patrol. He and Jo Lynn worship in the Methodist faith.

Representative Parsons was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1994. He is the Chairman of the Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee. He also serves on the Health and Human Services Committee, the Appropriations Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee.