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Adam Holmes Biography

Representative Adam Holmes serves the people of House District 97

State Representative Adam Holmes is serving his first term in the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed in the 133rd General Assembly. He represents the 97th Ohio House District, which includes Guernsey County and portions of Muskingum County.

Rep. Holmes is currently the CEO of Frueh Enterprises, a mechanical and industrial contracting company that has operated in Zanesville for over 80 years.   Prior to his work with Frueh Enterprises, Holmes spent 27 years in the United States Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel in 2016.  During his career as a Marine aviator, Holmes served in several senior leadership and command positions including 40 combat missions supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and 3000 flight hours supporting crisis response missions around the world.  

Holmes is very active in his community and is a member of New Hope Lutheran Church. His volunteer experience includes service as the Muskingum County Business Incubator President, member of the Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Safety Council, and subcommittee leadership as a public member of the Ohio Aviation and Aerospace Technology Committee.  

Rep. Holmes has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy and a Master's of Science in Global Leadership from the University of San Diego.  He lives with his wife and their two children in Nashport, Ohio.