|Assumed office |
January 3, 2005
|Preceded by||Max Sandlin|
Judge of the Texas 7th Judicial District Court for Smith County
|Born|| August 18, 1953|
Pittsburg, Camp County
|Residence||Tyler, Smith County, Texas|
|Alma mater|| Texas A&M University|
Baylor University Law School
United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (1978-1982)
Louis Buller Gohmert, Jr., known as Louie Gohmert (born August 18, 1953), has served since January 2005 as the U.S. Representative for Texas' 1st congressional district. A former state court district judge for Smith County (1993-2002), the Republican Gohmert is among the most conservative members of Congress.
An active Southern Baptist, he resides in the county seat of Tyler, Texas.