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  1. George H. W. Bush - Wikipedia

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    George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924. He was the second son of Prescott Bush and Dorothy (Walker) Bush. His paternal grandfather, Samuel P. Bush, worked as an executive for a railroad parts company in Columbus, Ohio, and his maternal grandfather, George Herbert Walker, led Wall Street investment bank W. A. Harriman & Co. Bush was named after his ...

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  2. George H.W. Bush | Biography & Presidency | Britannica

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    George H.W. Bush, vice president of the United States (1981–89), 41st U.S. president (1989–93), and father of the 43rd U.S. president, George W. Bush. As president, the elder Bush assembled a multinational force to compel the withdrawal of Iraq from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War.

  3. George W. Bush - Wikipedia

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    Bush's father George H.W. Bush was the previous president who won an absolute majority of the popular vote; he accomplished that feat in the 1988 election. Additionally, it was the first time since Herbert Hoover's election in 1928 that a Republican president was elected alongside re-elected Republican majorities in both Houses of Congress.

  4. George H. W. Bush | The White House

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    George H. W. Bush, as the 41st President (1989-1993), brought to the White House a dedication to traditional American values and a determination to direct them toward making the United States “a ...

  5. George H. W. Bush - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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    George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician. He was the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Before he became president, he was the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 (under the Ronald Reagan administration), an ambassador, a congressman, and Director of Central Intelligence.

  6. George Bush - Presidency, Vice Presidency & Accomplishments ...

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    George Herbert Walker Bush was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush, a banker who went on to represent Connecticut in the U.S. Senate from 1952 to 1963. The younger Bush was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut, and graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1942.After graduation, Bush joined the U.S. Naval Reserve to fight in World War II, which America had entered in December 1941. When he received his wings shortly before...

    On January 6, 1945, while on leave from the Navy, Bush married Barbara Pierce in Rye, New York. The couple had met as teenagers at a dance. The Bushes went on to have six children: George, Robin, John (known as Jeb), Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.After completing his military service in September 1945, Bush enrolled at Yale University, where he studied economics and was captain of the baseball team and a member of Skull and Bones, an elite secret society. He graduated in 1948 then moved his family...

    In 1964, Bush won the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas, but lost in the general election. Two years later, he won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served two terms. In 1970, he ran for the U.S. Senate but again was defeated in the general election.President Richard Nixon then appointed Bush the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a role in which he served from 1971 to 1973, when he became chairman of the Republican Party. In that capacity, on Aug...

    In 1980, Bush ran for the Republican presidential nomination but lost to Ronald Reagan. The former actor and governor of California selected Bush as his vice-presidential running mate, and the two defeated incumbent Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale in the general election.After two terms as vice president under Reagan, Bush became the Republican presidential nominee in 1988. With running mate Dan Quayle, a U.S. senator from Indiana, Bush defeated Democratic challenger Governor M...

    A key focus of Bush’s presidency was foreign policy. He began his time in the White House as Germany was in the process of reunifying, the Soviet Union was collapsing and the Cold War was ending. Bush would be credited with helping to improve U.S.-Soviet relations. He met with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, and in July 1991, the two men signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.Bush also authorized military operations in Panama and the Persian Gulf. In December 1989, the United States inva...

    In 2000, Bush’s son George, a two-term Texas governor, was elected president and served two terms. The Bushes were the second father and son to ascend to the presidency. (The first were John Adams, the second U.S. president, and John Quincy Adams, the sixth U.S. president). Another Bush son, Jeb, was a two-term governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. George H.W. Bush died November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. He was the longest-lived president in U.S. history.

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  7. George H.W. Bush’s Dangerous Role in WWII - HISTORY

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    Feb 13, 2019 · With the wings of his plane on fire and smoke pouring into the cockpit, future President George H.W. Bush parachuted into the Pacific Ocean, where he floated for hours on a life raft, vomiting ...

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  8. Today’s Jenna Bush Hager Shares George H.W. Bush’s Life Advice

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    Jun 06, 2020 · On Thursday, Jenna Bush Hager revealed some of the life advice she received from her grandfather, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, before he passed away at 94 in November 2018. Jenna said ...

  9. 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin Design Recommended ...

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    Apr 14, 2020 · Designs have been reviewed and a final one recommended for the upcoming 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential dollar. The selected artwork features a portrait of the 41st president of the United States.

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