• He helped with the family’s dairy business as a child. His very first paying job was inspecting milk bottles loaded onto the conveyer belt by his uncle. He earned a penny for every dirty milk bottle he found.
• Ron Paul also had a paper route, mowed lawns and worked in the local drug store. He saved those earnings and used them be begin his college education. He also earned money as a part time painter and furniture mover.
• He and his five brothers all shared one bedroom. His siblings agree that he was an even-tempered but very stubborn young boy.