Colorful Self-Made Billionaire Ross Perot Dies At 89

Perot received 19% of the vote in his 1992 independent race for the presidency. Deficit spending was among his major issues in that campaign.

By Bill ZeebleJuly 10, 2019 9:30 am, , , , , ,

From KERA:

Ross Perot died Tuesday morning at age 89, of leukemia. He was born in Texarkana and became a bigger-than-life entrepreneur and Texas billionaire. Perot ran twice for president – first as an independent and then as a third-party candidate. He was also a philanthropist. His legacy in Texas stems in part from the millions he gave publicly and even anonymously.

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