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Perot gets surprise 80th birthday bash

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Accused Perot employee has heroic past

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Perot backs Romney, attacks McCain

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Bloomberg laid presidential groundwork

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement that he is leaving the Republican Party follows two years of preparations for an independent presidential bid.

New RAF pay system full of glitches

LONDON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Members of Britain's Royal Air Force and their families say an automated pay system is so unreliable some families need handouts to pay the bills.

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Bottom Line: Investment Kerry-over

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Much attention has been focused on the fact that Democratic Presidential nominee John Kerry has not invited Senator Hillary Clinton to give a prime-time speech
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H. Ross Perot
H. Ross Perot attends the dedication ceremony for the new U.S. Air Force Memorial October 14, 2006 in Arlington, VA. Perot's son, Ross Perot, Jr., is chairman of the U.S. Air Force Memorial Foundation.(UPI Photo/Chip Somodevilla/Pool)

Henry Ross Perot (pronounced /pəˈroʊ/; born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman best known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962, sold the company to General Motors in 1984, and founded Perot Systems in 1988. Perot Systems was bought by Dell for $3.9 billion in 2009.

With an estimated net worth of about US$3.4 billion in 2011, he is ranked by Forbes as the 99th-richest person in America.

Perot was born in Texarkana, Texas, to Luly Maye Perot (née Ray) and Gabriel Ross Perot. His father was a cotton broker. He attended a private school called Patty Hill. He graduated from Texas High School in Texarkana in 1947. One of Perot's boyhood friends was Hayes McClerkin, later Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and a prominent Texarkana, Arkansas, lawyer.

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