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Room: 77 S. High St, 10th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 466-8030

Email: rep49@ohiohouse.gov

Rep. Thomas E. West

District 49

Thomas E. West – House District 49
Facebook: /ThomasWest49

Thomas West is the first African American from Stark County to be elected as a state legislator. Having served on Canton City Council for over ten years, West plans to use his pubic service experience to give a voice to the needs and problems of common, everyday people and local community-based organizations.

West is a small business owner and a licensed social worker, having earned a Bachelors and Masters of Social Work from the University of Akron after earning a degree in Business Administration from Mount Union College.

West and his wife have two children and reside in Canton.


Representative West Serves In the Following Committees :
  • Economic Development, Commerce, and Labor
  • Health
  • Transportation and Public Safety