Rick Perry for Texas President Running 2012

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After months of speculation by Republicans, Rick Perry has officially entered the 2012 Texas Governor race. His spokesman, Mark Miner confirmed that Perry running for president and the longest-serving governor in Texas history would make a definitive announcement on Saturday for the race.


Texas Governor Rick Perry was born in the year of 1950 at a small farming village in Abilene’s north. Perry's father named Joseph Ray Perry, a Democrat, was a Haskell County Commissioner, school board member and ever a tail gunner in the Second World War. Perry was a student of Texas A and M University and married his high school sweetheart named Anita Thigpen in 1982. He has a happy family with a capable wife who has concentrated her efforts on improving the health of her fellow Texans and two children. Rick Perry's son is Griffin Perry, 28, and the governor's daughter is Sydney Perry, 24.

Anita Perry has been supporting her husband to enter the Presidential field. Perry’s first step entering politics was in 1975 as a Democrat representative for a rural west Texas district in the state House of Representatives and was appointed to chair Al Gore's campaign in Texas in 1988. Rick Perry teamed with the Republican Party in 1989, and served as Texas Commissioner for Agriculture for two terms. In 1998, Perry was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas and two years later, he became the 47th Texas Governor following George W Bush's resignation for presidency.


47th Texas Governor Rick Perry is said to be Texas Governor Rick Perry

47th Texas Governor Rick Perry is said to be the longest-serving governor in Texas history


Rick Perry has officially entered the 2012 Texas Governor running

Rick Perry has officially entered the 2012 Texas Governor running


Perry graduated from Texas A and M University in 1972

Perry graduated from Texas A and M University in 1972


Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a speech at a national prayer rally in Houston on Saturday, August 6, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a speech at a national prayer rally in Houston on Saturday, August 6, 2011


Perry will deliver a speech at the RedState.com Gathering in Charleston, S.C. on Saturday August 13 to make a definitive announcement for the Texas Gov. Running 2012

Perry will deliver a speech at the RedState.com Gathering in Charleston, S.C. on Saturday August 13 to make a definitive announcement for the Texas Gov. Running 2012


Rick Perry wife, Anita Perry has been supporting her husband to enter the Presidential field

Rick Perry's wife, Anita Perry has been supporting her husband to enter the Presidential field


Perry first met his wife at a piano recital during their elementary school years

Perry first met Anita Perry at a piano recital during their elementary school years


They married in 1982 and are the proud parents of two grown children – Griffin and Sydney

Rick Perry and his wife married in 1982 and are the proud parents of two grown children – Griffin and Sydney

 

Gov. Perry and his wife Anita Perry honor 2010 Texas Women's Hall of Fame Inductees

 

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