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Joseph Albert "Trey" Hollingsworth III /ˈhɒlɪŋzˌwɜːrθ/ (born September 12, 1983) is an American businessman and politician, who is the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district, serving since 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Trey Hollingsworth
Trey Hollingsworth official photo.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 9th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Todd Young
Personal details
Born Joseph Albert Hollingsworth III
(1983-09-12) September 12, 1983 (age 34)
Clinton, Tennessee, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kelly Francis
Residence Jeffersonville, Indiana
Alma mater Georgetown University
University of Pennsylvania
Website House website


Early life and educationEdit

Hollingsworth was born in Clinton, Tennessee. He attended Webb School in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the University of Pennsylvania, graduating from the Wharton School. After graduating from Wharton, Hollingsworth founded Hollingsworth Capital Partners, which specialized in rebuilding old manufacturing sites and returning them to service. He also founded an aluminum remanufacturing company.[1]

U.S. House of RepresentativesEdit

2016 campaignEdit

Hollingsworth moved to Jeffersonville, Indiana; a suburb of Louisville, in September 2015.[2] He declared his campaign for the United States House of Representatives in Indiana's 9th congressional district in October 2015.[3][4][5] Running in the Republican Party primary election against Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and State Senators Erin Houchin and Brent Waltz, Hollingsworth won, receiving 34% of the vote.[6] He faced Democratic Party nominee Shelli Yoder in the November general election.[3] Hollingsworth defeated Yoder by 14 points, winning 54% of the vote.[7]


Rep. Hollingsworth was sworn into office on January 3, 2017.

Hollingsworth has promised to serve no more than eight years (four terms) in the House.[8]

Committee assignmentsEdit

Personal lifeEdit

Hollingsworth married Kelly Francis from Louisville, Kentucky, at the Lowndes Grove Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.[9]


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