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|George H W Bush
of the United States
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.
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.
On 14 Sep 2017 at 23:04 GMT Bob Keniston Jr. wrote:
On 14 Sep 2017 at 22:05 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:
Meltzer, Brad, Heroes for my son, pgs 50-51, Harper Collins Publishing
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On 25 Apr 2017 at 00:32 GMT Rick Brown wrote:
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.
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