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George H. W. Bush


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Bush's life

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George H. W. Bush

  1. 1. George H. W. Bush<br />By: Levi Fleeger<br />
  2. 2. George's Parents<br />George’s father’s name was Prescott Sheldon Bush.<br />He was a Republican senator from Connecticut.<br />George’s mother was named Dorothy Walker.<br />
  3. 3. George’s Birth<br />George Herbert Hoover Bush was born on June 12, 1924.<br />He was born in Milton, Massachusetts.<br />He was had three brothers (Prescott, Jonathan, and William) and one sister (Nancy).<br />
  4. 4. George Starts His Career<br />On his eighteenth birthday, Bush join the U.S. Navy.<br />After the war, he attended Yale University where he majored in economics.<br />Bush later moved to Texas where he found success in the oil and petroleum (a dark oil) industry.<br />
  5. 5. Bush Gets Married<br />Then in 1945, George Bush married Barbara Pierce who he has known since he was 16.<br />They had six kids <br /> together, George, <br /> Pauline (Pauline <br /> died at age 4), <br /> Dorothy, Marvin, <br /> Jeb, and Neil Bush.<br />
  6. 6. George’s Political Start<br />In 1968, George was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served two terms.<br />Bush was later appointed to several important positions including:<br />U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in 1971 <br />Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1976.<br />
  7. 7. Bush As Vice President<br />George Bush ran for president but he failed to win his party's nomination in 1980.<br /> However, he was chosen by Ronald Reagan to serve as his running mate.<br /> Reagan won the 1980 election and was re-elected in 1984 with Bush serving as his vice president for both terms.<br />
  8. 8. George Bush As President<br />In 1989, Bush finally became president.<br />He was the 40th president <br /> of the United States as <br /> a Republican.<br />His vice president was <br /> Dan Quayle.<br />
  9. 9. After Presidency<br />Since George Bush has retired he has been living in Houston, Texas.<br />He has made many public appearances.<br />He also has helped people in several causes, like hurricane Katrina.<br />
  10. 10. “The anchor in our world today is freedom, holding us steady in times of change, a symbol of hope to all the world.”-George H. W. Bush<br />