George Herbert Walker Bush

George Bush

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President George H. Bush
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George Bush 41st President of the United States
40th President Ronald Reagan ⇐ | ⇒ 42nd President Bill Clinton



GEORGE H. W. BUSH was the President of the United States from 1989-1993.

He was born in Milton, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1924.

On his 18th birthday he enlisted in the armed forces. He was the youngest aviator in the Navy when he received his wings, he flew 58 combat missions during World War II. On a mission over the Pacific he was shot down by Japanese antiaircraft fire and was rescued from the water by a U.S. submarine. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action.

In January 1945 he married Barbara Pierce. They had six children: George, Robin (who died as a child), John (known as Jeb), Neil, Marvin, and Dorothy.

He attended Yale University and excelled at studies and sports.

He served two terms as a Representative to Congress from Texas. Then he was appointed to a series of high-level positions: Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Chief of the U. S. Liaison Office in the People's Republic of China, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He was chosen as the Vice President by Ronald Reagan.

In 1988 Bush won the Republican nomination for President. He was elected in 1989 and served until 1993.




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college category, Yale University. He was captain of the Bulldogs baseball team that went to the first two College World Series.

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On 27 Jun 2017 at 19:55 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Will someone please add the US Presidents project as a profile manager, it is already on the trusted list?

On 25 Apr 2017 at 00:32 GMT Rick Brown wrote:

George and Rick are 9th cousins

George Bush and Rick Brown are both descendants of David Wood.

1. George is the son of Prescott Sheldon Bush Sr [unknown confidence] 2. Prescott is the son of Flora (Sheldon) Bush [confident] 3. Flora is the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Butler [unknown confidence] 4. Mary Elizabeth is the daughter of Elizabeth Slade (Pierce) Butler [unknown confidence] 5. Elizabeth is the daughter of Betsey Slade Wheeler [unknown confidence] 6. Betsey Slade is the daughter of Sarah (Horton) Wheeler [unknown confidence] 7. Sarah is the daughter of Joanna (Wood) Horton [unknown confidence] 8. Joanna is the daughter of Jabez Wood Jr [unknown confidence] 9. Jabez is the son of Jabez Wood Sr [unknown confidence] 10. Jabez is the son of David Wood [unknown confidence] This makes David the eighth great grandfather of George.

1. [Private] is the son of Cecil O'dell Brown [unknown confidence] 2. Cecil is the son of Nathan Virgel Brown [unknown confidence] 3. Nathan is the son of Benjamin Buckhannan Brown [unknown confidence] 4. Benjamin is the son of John C. Brown [unknown confidence] 5. John is the son of Sarah McClain (Wood) Brown [unknown confidence] 6. Sarah is the daughter of Joseph Wood [unknown confidence] 7. Joseph is the son of Zebedee Wood [unknown confidence] 8. Zebedee is the son of John Wood [unknown confidence] 9. John is the son of John Wood [unknown confidence] 10. John is the son of David Wood [unknown confidence] This makes David the eighth great grandfather of Rick.

On 20 Feb 2017 at 12:41 GMT Magnus Sälgö wrote:


On 9 Jan 2017 at 02:49 GMT Rosemary (Bridges) Berman wrote:

George Bush is my tenth cousin

On 6 Nov 2016 at 10:11 GMT Magnus Sälgö wrote:

Re Natalie

On 6 Nov 2016 at 10:08 GMT Magnus Sälgö wrote:


On 9 Jul 2016 at 08:51 GMT Magnus Sälgö wrote:

Missing wife Pierce-4

On 4 Jul 2016 at 13:40 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Could someone add his college category, please of Yale University? He was captain of the Bulldogs baseball team that went to the first two College World Series.

On 2 Nov 2014 at 03:44 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

George Bush is notable.
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George is 23 steps away from A.J. Jacobs in the global family tree!

On 21 Mar 2014 at 23:16 GMT Darlene (Scott) Kerr wrote:

Can someone check into this: My husband, who was an aviator, fighter pilot questioned the designation of fighter pilot for President Bush (41). GW was a fighter pilot (43). The airplane designation (The TBM Avenger) was a torpedo bomber, which is a different thing). Also it would be more appropriate to designate him as a naval aviator than a fighter pilot. His son should be in the fighter pilot category because he flew the F102 which was the Delta Dagger (The F stands for fighter).

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