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Ron Paul

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Birthday
20, 1935
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA

About

Libertarian who represented Texas in the United States Congress beginning in 1979. He ran for President of the United States several times and became known for his vocal objection to the federal government's fiscal policies.

Before Fame

He was a state champion in the 220-yard dash before obtaining a medical degree from Duke University in 1961.

Trivia

Despite being a member of the Republican Party, he refused to endorse the Romney–Ryan presidential ticket in 2012 because he thought that there was no essential difference between Romney and his Democratic opponent, President Barack Obama.

Family Life

His son, Rand Paul, served as a U.S. Senator from the state of Kentucky. He also has another son named Robert and two daughters named Joy and Lori.

Associated With

He ran against Mitt Romney in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential bid.