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James Richard "Rick" Perry (born Mairch 4, 1950) is an American former politeecian. He wis the Govrenor o Texas frae 2000 to 2015. He is a Republican.

Rick Perry
Gov. Perry CPAC February 2015.jpg
14t Unitit States Secretar o Energy
Assumed office
Mairch 2, 2017
Preses Donald Trump
Precedit bi Ernest Moniz
47t Govrenor o Texas
In office
December 21, 2000 – Januar 20, 2015
Lieutenant Bill Ratliff
David Dewhurst
Precedit bi George W. Bush
Succeedit bi Greg Abbott
39t Lieutenant Govrenor o Texas
In office
Januar 19, 1999 – December 21, 2000
Govrenor George W. Bush
Precedit bi Bob Bullock
Succeedit bi Bill Ratliff
9t Agricultur Commissioner o Texas
In office
Januar 15, 1991 – Januar 19, 1999
Govrenor Ann Richards
George W. Bush
Precedit bi Jim Hightower
Succeedit bi Susan Combs
Member o the Texas Hoose o Representatives
frae the 64t destrict
In office
Januar 8, 1985 – Januar 8, 1991
Precedit bi Joe Hanna
Succeedit bi John Cook
Personal details
Born James Richard Perry
(1950-03-04) 4 Mairch 1950 (age 69)
Paint Creek, Texas
Poleetical pairty Republican (since 1989)
Spoose(s) Anita Thigpen (1982-present)
Bairns 2
Alma mater Texas A&M University (B.S.)
Profession Politician
Religion Christianity (evangelical)[1]
Militar service
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years o service 1972–1977
Rank Captain
Unit 772nd Tactical Airlift Squadron


  1. Joshunda Sanders, Jason Embry. "Candidates attending more than one church". Statesman. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 

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