DEAD: Ross Perot (aged 89)
Henry Ross Perot (June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019) was an American business magnate, billionaire, philanthropist, and former politician. He was the founder and former chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He ran an independent presidential campaign in 1992 and a third party campaign in 1996, establishing the Reform Party in the latter election. Both campaigns were among the strongest presidential showings by a third party or independent candidate in U.S. history.
DEATH: Perot died on July 9, 2019, at the age of 89 in Dallas, Texas after a battle with leukemia.