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Ron Paul

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Net worth 2018: $6.6 Million
Residence: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 20 August 1935
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.8 m
Education: Duke University School of Medicine (1961), Gettysburg College (1957), Dormont High School, Duke University, University of Pittsburgh
BIOGRAPHY

Ron Paul was bornon 20 August 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., American. Ronald Ernest “Ron” Paul is a physician turned politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Texas multiple times. His political ideologies are a combination of Libertarian and Republican views and he is an outspoken critic of the federal government’s fiscal policies, especially the Federal Reserve and the War on Drugs. A physician by profession, he worked as an obstetrician-gynecologist and helped to deliver more than 4,000 babies. He served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force and later with the U.S. Air National Guard. The son of a dairy farmer, he earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University's School of Medicine and specialized in obstetrics and gynecology. He was also deeply interested in economics. Acquainted with the economists Hans Sennholz and Murray Rothbard, the doctor also developed his own economic theories. He entered politics and served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Texas’s 14th and 22nd congressional districts. He was made the first chairman of the conservative PAC Citizens for a Sound Economy and hailed as the “intellectual godfather” of the Tea Party Movement. He is a prolific writer and has authored several works on political and economic theory.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$6.6 Million

TIMELINE
2010

His success continued and he won the Republican Primary in 2010 with 80% of the vote

2008

In the 2008 Republican primary elections he defeated Chris Peden by securing over 70% of the vote and ran unopposed in the general election

1998

He defeated Loy Sneary, a Democrat in 1998 and 2000

1987

He resigned from the Republican Party in 1987 but was re-elected to the Congress in 1996

1984

He was made the chairman of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE) in 1984

1981

His book ‘Gold, Peace and Prosperity: The Birth of a New Currency’ was published in 1981 and was followed by ‘The Case for Gold: A Minority Report of the U

1980

He started writing seriously during the early 1980s

1976

He served three different stints in the Congress: from 1976 to 1977, from 1979 to 1985 and from 1997 to 2003

1971

He decided to enter politics in 1971 after the then President Richard Nixon ended American participation in the Bretton Woods System

1963

From 1963 to 1965 he served as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force, and from 1965 to 1968 in the United States Air National Guard

1961

He went to Duke University’s School of Medicine and earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1961

1957

He graduated from Gettysburg College in 1957 with a B

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