Ronald Ernest Paul, a physician, author, activist, and retired politician from the United States, was born on August 20, 1935. He represented Texas’s 22nd congressional district in the United States Congress from 1976 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1985, as well as the 14th congressional district from 1997 to 2013. He ran for president of the United States three times: in 1988 as the Libertarian Party’s nominee and in 2008 and 2012 as a Republican Party contender. Ronald Ernest Paul was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on August 20, 1935. He was the son of Howard Caspar Paul (1904–1997), a dairy farmer, and Margaret Paul (née Dumont; 1908–2001). His paternal grandmother was a devoted Christian who was a first-generation immigrant, and his paternal grandfather left Germany.

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Paul resumed his obstetrics practice and engaged in several other business endeavors after losing the 1984 Senate race. In 1984, Paul established Ron Paul & Associates, Inc. (RP&A), a for-profit company, with his former congressional chief of staff, Lew Rockwell, as co-founder. Paul served as president, Rockwell as vice president, his wife Carol as secretary, and their daughter Lori Pyeatt as treasurer. The company was making over $900,000 in sales by 1993, and it published a number of political and investment-focused periodicals, such as the Ron Paul Freedom Report and Ron Paul Survival Report [46].[47] Paul had a challenging race but was re-elected to Congress in 1996. In the primaries, the Republican National Committee supported incumbent Greg Laughlin; nevertheless, with help from baseball pitcher, Paul emerged victorious.