Gooch, Jim

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Rep. Gooch
Kentucky District 12

Born April 13, 1951, Rep. Jim Gooch (D) represents District 12, which covers part of Daviess County, part of Hopkins County, McLean County and Webster County. His professional career includes being the district manager of an insurance company as well as co-owener of Western Kentucky Steel Construction Company Inc. He has been in the Kentucky House of Representatives since 1995. Before then, he served as mayor and city councilman for Providence, Kentucky. Gooch has served as president of multiple organizations at various times, including Providence Chamber of Commerce, Providence Jaycees and the Providence Ruritan Club. He has also served as vice president of the Kentucky Jaycees and worked in the state treasury. He is currently on the Webster County Airport board.

Campaign Financing

Kentucky Education Association

In 2010, the Kentucky Education Association contributed $1000 to Gooch's campaign.


Interim Committees: Banking and Insurance; BR Sub. on Econ. Devel. & Tourism, Nat. Res. & Envir. Prot. [Non Voting ex officio]; BR Sub. on Transportation [Liaison Member]; Economic Development and Tourism; Energy Special Subcommittee; Natural Resources & Environment [Co-Chair]

Session Committees: Banking & Insurance (H); BR Sub. on Econ Dev. & Tourism, Nat Res. & Envir. Prot. (H) [Non Voting ex officio]; BR Sub. on Transportation (H) [Liaison Member]; Natural Resources & Environment (H) [Chair]; Tourism Development & Energy (H)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

714 North Broadway B2, Providence, Kentucky 42450

Frankfort Address

702 Capitol Ave, Annex Room 370D, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Number(s)

Home: (270) 667-7327

Annex: (502) 564-8100 Ext. 687

Work: (270) 635-7855

Work: (270) 667-5111 (fax)

Email Address


See Also


1. Rep. Jim Gooch-LRC page
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