E. J. Shepherd and Dewitt Smith
@ Atlanta History Center
DescriptionView of Georgia State Representative E. J. Shepherd presenting a gift of clothing to Dewitt Smith of the Afro-American Patrolmen's League for the League's Christmas campaign in Atlanta, Georgia.E. J. Shepherd (1919-1988) represented District 28 of Fulton County in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1969 to 1974. In 1971, he opened Shepherd's Home Cooked Foods on Butler Street (now Jesse Hill Jr. Drive), which became a popular gathering place for politicians.