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41 - George H. W. Bush

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: June 12, 1924

Birthplace: Family’s home, Milton, Massachusetts

Father: Prescott S. Bush (1895-1972)

Mother: Dorothy Walker (1901-1992)

Height at Prime: 6 feet 2 inches

Physical Description: Blue eyes, straight brown hair, uneven grin, scar on forehead, left-handed

Religion: Episcopalian

Wife: Barbara Pierce (June 8, 1925 - ____ )

Marriage Date: January 6, 1945

Marriage Place: First Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York

Children:

-- George Walker Bush (July 6, 1946 - ____ )

-- Pauline Robinson Bush (December 20, 1949 – October 11, 1953)

-- John Ellis Bush (February 11, 1953 - ____ )

-- Neil Mallon Bush (January 22, 1955 - ____ )

-- Marvin Piece Bush (October 22, 1956 - ____ )

-- Dorothy Walker Bush LeBlond Koch (August 18, 1959 - ____ )

Professional Statistics:

Served in the U.S. Navy (1942-1945)

Oilman (1948-1966)

U.S. Representative (1967-1973)

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1973)

Chairman of Republican National Committee (1973-1974)

Chief U.S. Liaison in China (1974-1975)

Director of Central Intelligence Agency (1976-1977)

Vice President of the United States (1981-1989)

41st President of the United States (1989-1993)

Political Party: Republican

His Vice President: (James) Danforth Quayle (1989-1993)

Events During Presidency:

The Economy, Inflation and Unemployment

Oil Spill Off Alaska (1989)

Savings and Loan Crisis (1989)

Third World Debt (1989)

Nicaragua and the Fall of the Sandinistas (1989-1990)

Invasion of Panama and the Capture of Noriega (1989-1990)

The Collapse of Communism (1989-1992)

Cold War Yields to the New World Order (1990-1992)

Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)

Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)

Clean Air Act of 1990

Aid to Somalia (1992)


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