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Trey Gowdy

AKA Harold Watson Gowdy III

Born: 22-Aug-1964
Birthplace: Greenville, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, South Carolina 4th

Attorney and prosecutor elected to US Congress in 2010, after defeating incumbent Rep Bob Inglis in the Republican Party primary. Represents South Carolina's 4th Congressional District, encompassing Spartanburg and Union counties. Conservative Republican; generally anti-abortion rights, pro-gun rights. Campaigned pledging to work for lower taxes, end bailouts, end earmarks, and repeal 2010 health care reform.

Father: Harold W. Gowdy, Jr. (physician, b. 1939)
Mother: Novalene Evans Gowdy
Sister: Laura Gowdy Smith
Sister: Caroline Evans Gowdy
Sister: Elizabeth Truesdale Gowdy
Wife: Terri Dillard Gowdy (former beauty queen, one son, one daughter)
Son: Watson (b. circa 1993)
Daughter: Abigail (b. circa 1998)

    High School: Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC (1982)
    University: BS History, Baylor University (1986)
    Law School: JD, University of South Carolina (1989)

    US Congressman, South Carolina 4th (2011-)
    South Carolina State Official 7th Circuit Solicitor (2001-10)
    US Justice Department Federal Prosecutor (1994-2000)
    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Attorney (1991-94)
    Law Clerk G. Ross Anderson, Jr., US District Court (1990-91)
    Law Clerk John P. Gardner, South Carolina Court of Appeals (1989-90)
    Committee to Elect Lindsey Graham
    Trump Transition Team Executive Committee
    Order of the Wig and Robe
    Global Warming Skeptics

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