George Herbert Walker Bush

Biography: George Herbert Walker Bush was born to wealthy Prescott and Dorothy Walker Bush. His father was a U.S. Senator from Connecticut and was a partner the Brown Brothers Harriman bank. George started school at the Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich, Connecticut and then Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1936 to 1942. He started his love of baseball very young and started showing leadership from it. After graduating from Phillips Academy in 1942, he joined the U.S. Navy on his 18th birthday to be an aviator pilot. After his training, was assigned as an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve on June 1943, several days before his 19th birthday, which he became the youngest Naval aviator then. He enrolled in WWII and had several accounts and brave tasks becoming a hero. He was honorably dismissed in September of 1945 and enrolled to Yale University. There of course he played baseball and played in the first Collage World Series. Eventually he married He married BarbaraGeorge Herbert Walker Bush was born to wealthy Prescott and Dorothy Walker Bush. His father was a U.S. Senator from Connecticut and was a partner the Brown Brothers Harriman bank. George started school at the Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich, Connecticut and then Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1936 to 1942. He started his love of baseball very young and started showing leadership from it. After graduating from Phillips Academy in 1942, he joined the U.S. Navy on his 18th birthday to be an aviator pilot. After his training, was assigned as an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve on June 1943, several days before his 19th birthday, which he became the youngest Naval aviator then. He enrolled in WWII and had several accounts and brave tasks becoming a hero. He was honorably dismissed in September of 1945 and enrolled to Yale University. There of course he played baseball and played in the first Collage World Series. Eventually he married He married Barbara Pierce on January 6, 1945. They had 6 kids, George W., Pauline Robinson ("Robin") (1949–1953, died of leukemia), John (Jeb), Neil, Marvin, and Dorothy Walker. George started his political career by getting elected from 1966 and 1968 to the House of Representatives from the 7th District of Texas. Under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford he served several positions including Chairman of the Republican National Committee, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, US Envoy to Communist China, Director of Central Intelligence, and board member of the Committee on the Present Danger. In 1980, George lost the nomination for the Republican spot to Ronald Reagan. Reagan had lots of talk about taking ex-president Gerald Ford as vice-president but choose George and Regan won. He served two terms as vice-president and during Reagan's second term, George got to be "Acting President" for approximately eight hours; in which he mostly played tennis. George ran for president with J. Danforth Quayle 1988 and won by a landslide. Many events during his term happened, like the Gulf War and the fall of the Soviet Union. In 1992, but lost to William J. Clinton. Some say it was because during the end of his term he had to fire 6 former government employees and clear up the Iran-Contra scandal. In 2001, George was 1, he became the first president since John Adams to be father of another president when his son George W. Bush was elected president. Since his election, George has retired from the public life. He lives in Houston, TX, but has a summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. George has never written a single record of his political life, and says he does not plan to in the future. Expand