The Honorable John A. Fraley

Chair; Representative - Retired, North Carolina General Assembly

John Fraley is a former home textiles executive and legislator. John is a native of Iredell County and graduated from Statesville City Schools and UNC-Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration.

Upon graduation in 1973, he began his business career with Cannon Mills, Inc. in New York City. He ultimately spent 40 plus years in the home textiles field living in New York City and Southern California traveling extensively in the U.S. and around the world. Prior to retiring to run for the N.C. House, John served as CEO of Fraley Global Home and spent 12 years as a director and treasurer of the Sereolipi Nomadic Education Foundation, which provides education to over 1500 students from the Nomadic Samburu tribes in northern Kenya. He served three terms in the House representing Southern Iredell County and chaired multiple education committees. John is married to Adelaide B. Horton of Troutman and Statesville. They now reside in Mooresville and are happy to be back home in North Carolina.