Herman Cain

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Birthday
13, 1945
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
DEATH DATE
Jul 30, 2020 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1945
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
DEATH DATE
Jul 30, 2020 (74)

About

Former CEO of Godfather's Pizza and Tea Party Activist who was a colorful figure in the 2011 Republican presidential primary. Though he led the polls for a period of time he was forced to drop out of the race after allegations of sexual misconduct came to light. 

Before Fame

Taking his parents' advice on getting a good education to heart, he studied math and computer science, and worked for the Navy, Coca Cola, and Pillsbury.

Trivia

During the Republican primary, he proposed his '9-9-9' flat tax plan, which many criticized as more burdensome to the working class than the rich, and suggested - jokingly - that the border between U.S. Mexico should have an electrified fence.

Family Life

He grew up in Tennessee, to an impoverished family, his mother working as a domestic, and his father's jobs including chauffeuring for the Coca Cola company.

Associated With

Though he failed in his presidential ambitions, he kept himself in the public spotlight through, among other appearances, a regular segment on Stephen Colbert's late night comedy show.