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Ross Perot

Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate
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Net worth 2018: $3.9 Billion
Residence: Texarkana, Texas
Country: United States
BirthDay: 27 June 1930
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.66 m
Education: United States Naval Academy, Texarkana College, Texas High School
BIOGRAPHY

Ross Perot was bornon 27 June 1930 in Texarkana, Texas, American, is Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate. Ross Perot is a successful American businessman who became one of the wealthiest persons in the world after Dell bought his company, Pero Systems. This Texas billionaire is, however, most popularly known for being an independent candidate in the 1992 and 1996 U.S. presidential election. In the 1992 elections, he won nearly 19 per cent of the votes; this was more than the votes earned by any independent candidate in history, since Theodore Roosevelt. With an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion, Perot has played an active role in public affairs and has presided over several rescue missions and prisoner negotiations during the Iranian Revolution. He also fervently opposed the Gulf War and did not support the President George H. W. Bush administration. Born into an impoverished family, he worked many odd jobs since the age of seven. He later joined the U.S Navy after graduation and served there for a period of four years. After being discharged from the Navy, he worked as a salesman for IBM, where he performed immensely well meeting annual sales targets in just a mere two weeks’ time. He had a strong faith in StEve Jobs even before he had founded Apple and acted as an angel investor for his company.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$3.9 Billion

TIMELINE
1995

In 1995, he became the founder of the Reform Party and eventually earned himself a nomination to contest in the 1996 U

1992

He lost the 1992 presidential elections but polled 18

1991

On October 1, 1991, he re-entered the presidential race after he quit in July, following a controversy about his daughter and an apparent threat by the Republican government to leak compromising photos of his daughter

1990

’In 1990, he got into an agreement with the Vietnam Foreign Ministry, stating that he would become the country’s business agent, if U

1988

In 1988, he founded Perot Systems, which as an information technology services provider

1979

He was always involved in public affairs and in 1979, he headed the Texas War on Drugs Committee and he was also appointed on the Select Committee on Public Education

1974

In 1974, he gained much attention in the media as his share value dramatically dropped by $450 million on a single working day

1968

Electronic Data Systems became a public company in 1968 and this facilitated a tremendous rise in the stock prices of the company

1962

In 1962, he established and founded the Electronic Data Systems in Dallas, Texas and went through an initial struggle period, after which the company began receiving contracts

1960

In the 1960s, Electronic Data Systems received many orders and contracts including many profitable contracts from the government of the United States of America

1956

In 1956, he got married to Margot Birmingham, who was from Greensburg, Pennsylvania

1947

He initially went to the Patty Hill private school and graduated from the Texas High School in Texarkana in 1947

1930

Henry Ross Perot was born on June 27, 1930, to cotton broker Gabriel Ross Perot and Lula May Perot, in Texarkana, Texas

1912

With this, he became the most successful third-party presidential candidate in terms of the popular vote since Theodore Roosevelt in the 1912 election

(4/111 votes)
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