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George H. W. Bush (1924 – )

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Essays about George H. W. Bush

Facts about George H. W. Bush

Term
:
41st President of the United States (1989 – 1993)
Born
:
June 12, 1924, Milton, Massachusetts
Political Party
:
Republican
Nickname
:
“Poppy,” “Bush 41”
Education
:
Yale University, 1948
Religion
:
Episcopalian
Marriage
:
January 6, 1945, to Barbara Pierce
Children
:
George W. (1946–), Robin (1949–1953), John Ellis "Jeb" (1953–), Neil (1955–), Marvin (1956–), Dorothy “Doro” (1959–)
Career
:
Businessman, public official
Writings

Looking Forward (1987); A World Transformed (1998); Heartbeat (2001)


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Consulting Editor

Stephen Knott

Professor Knott is an Associate Professor in the National Security Decision Making Department at the United States Naval War College. Prior to joining the War College faculty, he served as project director for the Ronald Reagan and Edward M. Kennedy Oral History Projects at the Miller Center of Public Affairs. His writings include:

The Reagan Years (Facts on File, 2005)

Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth (University Press of Kansas, 2002)

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