SOURCE: AP Photo/Ed Zurga
Ross Perot, the billionaire businessman who twice ran for president in the 1990s, has died at the age of 89.
The Dallas Morning News reports Perot died following a five-month battle with leukemia.
Born in Texas in 1930, Perot made his fortune by founding and running two technology companies, Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems.
He ran as an independent presidential candidate in the 1992 election and as a third party candidate in the 1996 election.