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43 - George W. Bush

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: July 6, 1946

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut

Father: George H.W. Bush (1924- ____ )

Mother: Barbara Pierce (1925- ____ )

Height at Prime: 5 feet 11 inches

Physical Description: Blue eyes, brown hair turned salt and pepper gray, speaks in a fractured style

Religion: United Methodist

Wife: Laura Lane Welch (November 4, 1946 - ____ )

Marriage Date: November 5, 1977

Marriage Place: First United Methodist Church, Midland, Texas

Children:

-- Barbara Pierce Bush (November 25, 1981 - ____ )

-- Jenna Welch Bush Hager (November 25, 1981 - ____ )

Professional Statistics:

National Guard (1968-1974)

Oilman (1974-1986)

Managing Partner in Texas Rangers Baseball Team (1989-1994)

Governor of Texas (1995-2000)

43rd President of the United States (2001-2009)

Political Party: Republican

His Vice President: Richard “Dick” Cheney (2001-2009)

Events During Presidency:

Attack on September 11, 2001

War on Terrorism (2001)

USA Patriot Act (2001)

President’s Surveillance Program (2001)

Invasion of Afghanistan (2001- ____ )

No Child Left Behind (2002)

Medicare Act (2003)

Invasion of Iraq (2003- ____ )

Valerie Plame Affair (CIA Leak Scandal) (2003-2007)

“Conversations on Social Security” (2005)

Hurricane Katrina (2005)

Military Commissions Act (2006)

Longest Post World War II Recession (2007)

Midterm Dismissal of U.S. Attorneys (2008-2009)

Controversy over Torture Usage (2008)


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