COLUMBUS – State Representative Brian Stewart (R-Ashville) was sworn into the 134th General Assembly of the Ohio House of Representatives during last Monday’s House session. He will represent the residents of the Hocking and Morgan Counties, as well as portions of Athens, Fairfield, Muskingum and Pickaway Counties.
“I am honored to begin my duty to serve the residents of Ohio’s 78th House district,” said Stewart. “Being a lifelong resident of Southern Ohio, I have the experience and understanding to work on behalf of the great people who make up our communities. I encourage my constituents to reach out to my office so we can work together to strengthen Southern Ohio.”
In addition to serving as a State Representative, Stewart maintains a successful law practice representing businesses and individuals as a partner with Farthing & Stewart LLP in Circleville. Stewart enlisted for active duty in the Army after experiencing 9/11 as a high school senior. Following his service, he returned to school and earned both his Bachelor’s and law degree from the Ohio State University.
A lifelong resident of Southern Ohio, Stewart is very active in his community. He is a past Vice President and Spokesman for the Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial, a statewide memorial dedicated to all Ohio service members killed in the line of duty since 9/11. He has also been a member of the Pickaway County Farm Bureau, the Veterans of Foreign Warns, AMVETS, the Association of Ohio Commodores, the Pickaway County and Ohio State Bar Associations, the Pickaway Senior Center Board of Directors and the Pickaway County Republican Central Committee.
In his free time, Stewart is a dedicated movie buff, a passionate sports fan and enjoys target shooting, books on American history and the music of Johnny Cash. Stewart lives in Ashville and attends Village Chapel Church with his wife, Letanya, and their three children.