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  1. Mar 19, 2022 · George W. Bush facts for kids Kids Encyclopedia Facts George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He is a Republican. He has a ranch in Crawford, Texas, which is near Waco. He is the son of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush and former U.S.

  2. George W. Bush by Eric Draper George W. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States. Served as President: 2001 - 2008 Vice President: Richard Bruce Cheney Party: Republican Age at inauguration: 54 Born: July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut Married: Laura Lane Welch Bush Children: Jenna, Barbara (twins) Nickname: W (pronounced "dubya")

    • Early Life
    • Joining The Family Business
    • The 2000 Presidential Election
    • A Wartime President
    • A Second Term
    • The Great Recession
    • Lasting Legacy

    George W. Bush was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut, to a family that valued public service. His grandfather was a U.S. senator in Connecticut. His father, George H.W. Bush, was a U.S. representative for Texas and served several presidents before becoming vice president under Ronald Reaganin 1981 and then president in 1989. Dubya, as...

    In 1975, Bush returned to Texas to work in the oil industry. He married Laura Welch in 1977, just three months after they met. Then, like his grandfather and father, he decided to run for political office. In 1978, he lost an election to become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. After his election loss, Bush became owner and manager of ...

    In 2000, Bush decided to run for president of the United States, an office his father held from 1989 to 1993. He ran against the sitting vice president, Al Gore. Their contest ended with a hotly disputed debate over how to count votes in Florida, a state governed by Bush’s younger brother Jeb. After the first tally, Bush led by a small margin in th...

    The Bush presidency had many advisers who served during his father’s administration, including Vice President Dick Cheney, who was secretary of defense for the elder Bush. The younger Bush’s administration planned to focus on domestic concerns like tax relief, but they were forced to focus on international affairs after the terrorist attacks on Sep...

    Despite losing some support for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Bush was reelected as president in 2004 after running against Senator John Kerry, a Democrat. Many people voted for Bush because they believed citizens were safer with him in charge—after all, the country had not been attacked since 9/11. During his second term, Bush appointed two ju...

    But many citizens grew unhappy with the wars abroad and also didn’t like his administration’s slow response to help people after Hurricane Katrina hit gulf states like Louisiana in 2005. So during the 2006 midterm elections—held during the “middle” of a president’s term—many Democrats won their races. Now that political party had control of both th...

    After leaving the White House in 2009, Bush retired to Texas. Today he and his wife, former First Lady Laura Bush, do outreach through the Bush Institute, part of a center in Dallas that includes his presidential library. The organization works to improve public education, promote democracy, expand global health, and decrease poverty. Bush also sta...

  3. George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut. The eldest son of George and Barbara Bush, he grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas. In 1968 he graduated from Yale University with a degree in history. He then served as a pilot in the Texas Air National Guard.

  4. Before George W. Bush became President of the United States, he was a kid just like you. He was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut, to George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush. He was the...

  5. George Bush was the 41st President of the United States. Served as President: 1989-1993 Vice President: Dan Quayle Party: Republican Age at inauguration: 64 Born: June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts Died: November 30, 2018 (aged 94) Houston, Texas Married: Barbara Pierce Bush Children: George, Robin, John, Neil, Marvin, Dorothy

  6. Jan 20, 2001 · George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He is a Republican. He has a ranch in Crawford, Texas, which is near Waco. He is the son of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush and former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

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