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Henry Ross Perot
June 27, 1930
Texarkana, Texas, U.S.
|Died||July 9, 2019
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Texas High School|
|Net worth||US$4.1 billion (October 2017)|
Margot Birmingham (m. 1956)
|Children||5, including Ross Perot Jr.|
Henry Ross Perot (June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019) was an American businessman. He founded Electronic Data Systems in 1962. He was also known for running for president in 1992 and in 1996. Both times he lost to Bill Clinton. Perot had about 3.5 billion dollars. In 2012, he was ranked by Forbes as the 101st-richest person in the United States.
Perot was born on June 27, 1930 in Texarkana, Texas. He studied at Texas High School, at Texarkana Junior College and at the United States Naval Academy. Perot married Margot Birmingham in 1956. They had five children and 16 grandchildren.
In 2012, Perot endorsed Mitt Romney for President.
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