Ron Paul biography

Ron Paul

U.S. Congressperson

1935 –

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Who is Ron Paul?

Ronald Ernest “Ron” Paul is a 10-term Congressman, medical doctor (M.D.), and a 2008 presidential candidate from the U.S. state of Texas. As a Republican, he has represented Texas's 14th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, and had previously served as the representative from Texas's 22nd district in 1976 and from 1979 to 1985.Congressman Ron Paul advocates the limited role of government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He has earned the nickname "Dr. No" for voting against any bill he believes violates the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the "one exception to the Gang of 535" on Capitol Hill. He has never voted to raise taxes or congressional pay; He voted against the Patriot Act and the Iraq War.

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Born
Aug 20, 1935
Green Tree
Also known as
  • Ronald Ernest Paul
  • Dr. Ron Paul
  • Rep. Ron Paul
  • Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul
  • Rep Ron Paul
  • Dr. No
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Protestantism
  • Baptists
Ethnicity
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine
    ( - 1961)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College
    ( - 1957)
  • Dormont High School
  • Duke University
  • University of Pittsburgh
Lived in
  • Lake Jackson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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