Andy Thompson - House District 95

State Representative Andy Thompson is serving his fourth term in the Ohio House of Representatives.  He represents the 95th District, which includes Carroll, Harrison and Noble counties, as well as portions of Washington and Belmont counties.

After graduating from Central College (Pella, Iowa) in 1985 with a degree in political science and Spanish, Representative Thompson spent four years working for the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  Thereafter he returned home to Marietta to raise his family and work at the family business.  That business, Bird Watcher’s Digest, was started by his parents during tough economic times, but has continued to grow.  Representative Thompson now serves as the magazine’s co-publisher and Director of Sales. He was also elected to three terms on the Marietta City Council.

Representative Thompson is an NRA member who is also very active in his Rotary Club and church.  His wife, Jade, is a Spanish teacher at Marietta High School.  The couple has three children: Annalea, Nat and Gus.