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George H. W. Bush

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George Herbert Walker Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush
Order: 41st President
Vice President: J. Danforth Quayle
Term of office: 20 January , 198920 January , 1993
Preceded by: Ronald Reagan
Succeeded by: Bill Clinton
Date of birth: 12 June , 1924
Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts
First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush
Political party: Republican

George Herbert Walker Bush ( born 12 June 1924 ) was the 41st President of the United States (19891993). Previously, he had served as U.S. congressman from Texas (19671971), ambassador to the United Nations (19711973), Republican National Committee chairman (19731974), director of the CIA (19761977), and the 43rd Vice President of the United States under President Ronald Reagan (19811989). He is the father of the current president George W. Bush.

Youth, education

George Herbert Walker Bush was born to Prescott Bush and Dorothy Walker. His father served as a U.S. Senator from Connecticut and was a partner in the prominent investment banking firm Brown Brothers Harriman.

George Bush attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1936 to 1942, where he demonstrated early leadership, capta

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