Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R)

Industry
Lawyer, State Government, Military
Education
B.S., Texas A&M University; J.D., Baylor School of Law
Spouse
Kathy
Committees
Not yet assigned
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Gohmert served as a defense attorney for the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1978 to 1982.

  • Gohmert was a Smith County district judge from 1992 to 2002 and appointed chief justice of Texas’ 12th Court of Appeals by Gov. Rick Perry; he served from 2002 to 2003. He was sworn in to the U.S. House in 2005. 

Property

  • Residential property in Tyler valued at $71,984

  • Residential property in Tyler valued at $132,816

Analysis

  • Gohmert’s top campaign supporters in the last election cycle include the Southside Bank, Koch Industries and the Krohn Internal Medicine Association.