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Josh Guillory

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Josh Guillory
File:Self Portrait of Josh Guillory.JPG
Republican candidate for
Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
Election date
November 6, 2018
Opponent(s)Clay Higgins (R)
IncumbentClay Higgins
Personal details
Born (1983-01-08) January 8, 1983 (age 41)
Alexandria, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jamie Arceneaux Guillory
EducationLouisiana-Lafayette (BS)
Southern University Law Center (JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Army National Guard
Years of service2001–2009
Rank First Lieutenant
Battles/warsIraq War

Joshua Slavone Guillory (born January 8, 1983) is an American former Army Cavalry officer and family law attorney from the state of Louisiana. He is a registered Republican and is a candidate for the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district.[1] Guillory is a combat veteran of the Iraq War.

Personal Life[edit]

Josh Guillory was born in Alexandria, Louisiana.[2] His father is Clint Guillory (1938-2016), more commonly known as “Clint West,” a swamp pop musician from Evangeline Parish.[3] Guillory is the youngest of his four half-siblings.

Guillory is married to Jamie Arceneaux Guillory. They live in Youngsville, Louisiana together with their children.[4] He is a small business owner where he has a law practice, focusing primarily on family law and constitutional law. He has also volunteered as a youth football coach for several years in the Lafayette area. Guillory is a veteran of the Iraq War.[5]

Military Career[edit]

On June 19, 2001, Guillory enlisted in the Louisiana Army National Guard and subsequently served on active duty in the U.S. Army periodically through his military career.[6][7] Upon completing the Officer Candidate School program, he received his commission as an Army second lieutenant. Guillory served as a Cavalry platoon leader in Baghdad during the Iraq War in 2005. He held several positions before being honorably discharged in 2009, one of which was serving as a Troop commander.[8]


After graduation from Alexandria Senior High School, Guillory attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he graduated in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in business marketing.[9] He earned his juris doctor degree with honors from Southern University Law Center in 2011.[10][11]

Legal Career[edit]

In 2011, Guillory opened his law office in Lafayette, Louisiana on the day he became licensed to practice law. His practice focuses primarily on family law, adoptions, and constitutional law.[12]

Campaign for U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Guillory has announced his candidacy in the 2018 congressional race to represent the Third District of Louisiana.[13] Despite being a registered Republican, Guillory is challenging fellow Republican and incumbent, Clay Higgins.[14]


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  1. Alford, Jeremy (August 2, 2017). "Louisiana Politics: Allain may be Senate President Contender". LaPolitics. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  2. "Attorney Joshua S. Guillory Profile Overview". June 12, 2013. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  3. "Swamp Pop Star Clint West Died Today". June 28, 2016. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  4. "campaign website" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  5. "Crowdpac: Josh Guillory for Congress". Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  6. "Attorney Joshua S. Guillory Profile Overview". June 12, 2013. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  7. "Louisiana Congressional District 3 Candidates". Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  8. "The Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory Homepage". Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  9. "UL Lafayette Graduation List". December 17, 2004.
  10. "US Elections~Louisiana". Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  11. "Law School Alumni, Southern University Law Center". Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  12. "Veteran Owned Business, The Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory". Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  13. Stickney, Ken (November 9, 2017). "Higgins: 'I bow to no caucus; I've kissed no rings'". Daily Advertiser. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  14. "Louisiana-House District 3, Compare Candidates for this Office". Retrieved November 18, 2017.