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Ross Perot died in early July 2019. He was from Texas. He grew up poor during the Great Depression and became a self-made billionaire. He ran for President in 1992 as an independent candidate. 19% of Americans voted for Mr. Perot. This was the most number of votes for an independent presidential candidate in the past century.
Koenig, D. (2019 July 9). Texas Billionaire and Former Presidential Candidate H. Ross Perot Dies at 89. Fortune. https://fortune.com/2019/07/09/ross-perot-dead-1992-campaign/