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David Scott's Biography


Contact Information

173 North Main Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236

888 Concord Road
Suite 100
Smyrna, GA 30080

468 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

David A. Scott




Wife: Alfredia; 2 Children: Dayna, Marcye

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Aynor, SC

Home City:

Atlanta, GA



MBA, Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1967-1969

BA, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1964-1967

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 13, 2003-present

Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Georgia, District 13, 2022

Senator, Georgia State Senate, 1983-2002

Representative, Georgia State House of Representatives, District 13, 1974-1982

Member, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly, present

Member, Congressional Black Caucus

Co-Chair, Democratic Study Group on National Security

Former Member, Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, United States House of Representatives

Owner, Dayn-Mark Advertising Agency

Creator/Performer, Public Broadcasting Service's Production of "Langston!"

President, Dayn-Mark Advertising, 1974-2002

Host, Coors Inside Black America! Radio Program, 1985-1993

Budget Analyst, Governor's Office on Budget, 1972-1973

Consultant, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company, 1970-1972

Consultant, Lockheed Martin, 1969-1970

Intern, United States Department of Labor, 1966

Member, 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Incorporated, present

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha (Beta Nu), present

Sponsor, Annual Jobs and Health Fair, present

Member, Masons, present

Member, Blue Dog Coalition

Former Chair, Georgia State Society

Member, New Democrat Coalition

Vice-Chair, Science and Technology Committee, North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Member, Board of Advisors, Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy, University of Georgia Law School, 2008-2015

Chair, Georgia Inagural Ball, 2013

Volunteer, Andy Young for Congress, 1972

Volunteer, Congressional Campaign for Andrew Young, 1972

Astrological Sign:



Federal Legislator of the Year Award, 2009, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
Georgian of the Year, 2015, Georgian Association of Broadcasters
Most Influential List, 2015, James Magazine
Community Service Award of the Year, 2009, Atlanta Urban League
Friend of Farm Bureau Award, 2014, American Farm Bureau
Outstanding Advocate of the Year, 2016, Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association
Trumpet Award, 2008, Trumpet Awards Foundation

Father's Name:

Albert James

Father's Occupation:


Mother's Name:

Mamie Polite

Names of Grandchildren:

Kimani, Kaylin

Number of Grandchildren:



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