About Rick Perry

Rick Perry
Photo courtesy of Suzanne Erickson

Rick Perry has served as governor for ten years - longer than any other in Texas history - and before being elected he served in the Texas legislature, as the Texas Agricultural Commissioner, and as lieutenant governor.

Perry has been in the leadership of the Republican Governors Association for five years and is an Eagle Scout.

After he graduated from Texas A&M, he became an Air Force pilot and attained the rank of captain.