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George H.W. Bush

41st President of the United States

(1989-1993)

&

43rd Vice-President of the United States

(1981-1989)

"America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high-morale principle. We...have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world."

--Inaugural Address, 1989


Full Name: George Herbert Walker Bush

Born: June 12, 1924

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts

Father: Prescott S. Bush (1895-1972)

Mother: Dorothy Walker Bush (1900-1992)

Wife: Barbara Bush (1925-2018)

Married: June 6, 1945

Religious Preference: Episcopalian

Previous Experience: Businessman, U.S. Representative, U.N. Ambassador, Director of CIA, Vice-President

Political Party: Republican

Age at Inauguration: 64

Term of Office (President): January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993

Term of Office (Vice-President): January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

Vice-President: James D. Quayle (1989-1993)

Died: November 30, 2018

Age at Death: 94

Place of Burial: College Station, Texas

President at Time of Death: Donald J. Trump


Election Results

Year Candidate Name Electoral Vote Popular Vote
1988 George H.W. Bush (R) 426 48,886,097
  Michael Dukakis (D) 111 41,809,074
  Lloyd Bentsen 1 N/A