Ross Perot

Birth Name: Henry Ross Perot

Place of Birth: Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 27, 1930

Ethnicity: English, small amount of French

Ross Perot is an American businessperson.

He was an independent candidate for President of the United States in 1992, and was the Reform Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1996.

His nominee for Vice President in 1992 was James Stockdale.

Ross is the son of Lula/Lulu Mae/May (Ray) and Gabriel Ross Perot. He is married to Margot Birmingham. Among their five children is businessperson Ross Perot, Jr.

Ross’s paternal grandfather was Gabriel Elias Perot (the son of Omar/Omer Perot and Mary E.). Gabriel was born in Louisiana.

Ross’s paternal grandmother was Margaret/Maggie H. Anderson (the daughter of Thomas Tisdale Carrington Anderson and Mary Ellen Hudgins). Margaret was born in Arkansas. Thomas was the son of The Rev. John E. Anderson and Margaret Maria Tisdale. Ross’s great-grandmother Mary Ellen was the daughter of James W. Hudgins and Margaret E. A. Warren.

Ross’s maternal grandfather was Henry Whiteside/Whitsit/Whitsitte Ray (the son of Henry Theodore Ray and Tabitha Missouri Zoo Sharp). Ross’s grandfather Henry was born in Texas. Tabitha was the daughter of Jehu Harris/Harrison Sharp and Tabitha White.

Ross’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Edna James (the daughter of D. B. James and Margaret). Elizabeth was born in Texas.

Sources: Genealogies of Ross Perot –

Genealogy of Ross Perot (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogies of Ross’s parents –

Ross’s paternal grandfather, Gabriel Elias Perot, on the 1860 U.S. Census –

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