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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). He previously served as the 43rd Vice President (1981–1989), a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence.
Bush was born in Massachusetts to Senator and investment banker Prescott Bush and Dorothy Walker Bush. Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941, at the age of 18, Bush postponed going to college and became the youngest aviator in the US Navy at the time. He served until the end of the war, then attended Yale University. Graduating in 1948, he moved his family to West Texas and entered the oil business, becoming a millionaire by the age of 40.
He became involved in politics soon after founding his own oil company, serving as a member of the House of Representatives, among other positions. He ran unsuccessfully for president of the United States in 1980, but was chosen by party nominee Ronald Reagan to be the vice presidential nominee, and the two were subsequently elected. During his tenure, Bush headed administration task forces on deregulation and fighting ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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George H.W. Bush '41' socks coming to a Houston retailer
2014-06-25
In honor of the 25th anniversary of George H.W. Bush's presidency, Houston-based retailer M Penner is selling limited edition socks with an American flag and the number “41” on them. Bush — who was the 41st president of the U.S. — is a big fan of ...
(Houston Business Journal)

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    George HW Bush takes on contest-judging duties to find socks fit for his feet
    2014-06-25
    Former President George H.W. Bush, a.k.a. the “sock man” for his vast collection of socks, has agreed to take on a new role — a judge in a contest sponsored by his Presidential Library Foundation to find the perfect design for his feet. The foundation ...
    (Washington Times)

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      Clinton and Elder Bush Are America's Favorite Living Ex-Presidents
      2014-06-20
      As the table shows, Clinton and George H.W. Bush finished in a statistical dead heat, with Clinton coming in one point higher on favorability (64 to 63) but also three points higher on unfavorability (34 to 31). George W. Bush was well back with a 53 ...
      (Businessweek)

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        President George HW Bush honored for fisheries conservation
        2014-06-19
        President H.W. Bush was honored Wednesday at his summer home in Maine for his lifetime interest in fishing and in particular the policies he initiated and signed as president to conserve the nation's fisheries. Bush fished regularly during his ...
        (Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog))
        1. Sock it to him! Celebrate 25th anniversary of George HW Bush presidency with ...

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        41ON41: A Foundation-Paid Infomercial about George H.W. Bush
        2014-06-16
        As this is being written on Sunday night, CNN is airing a documentary about President George H.W. Bush called “41ON41.” According to Mediaite columnist Andrew Kirell, citing Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik, it isn't a documentary. It is a paid ...
        (The Nonprofit Quarterly)
        1. Bush 41 attends advanced screening of '41ON41'

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        US Orders Aircraft Carrier USS George HW Bush To The Persian Gulf
        2014-06-14
        WASHINGTON D.C. (FOX News, June 14, 2014)- The Pentagon said Saturday that the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will be repositioned to provide President Obama “additional flexibility” in Iraq. An Al Qaeda splinter group, known as the Islamic ...
        (Fox17)
        1. USS George HW Bush ordered into the Persian Gulf
        2. Hagel Orders Carrier USS George HW Bush Into Persian Gulf
        3. USS George H.W. Bush moving to Persian Gulf

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        'Devotedly, Dad': Special letters from my father, President George HW Bush
        2014-06-14
        This week I nervously watched my 90-year-old father parachute from a plane in Kennebunkport, Maine. I guess I should not have been surprised. He was the youngest pilot in World War II and now he is probably one of the oldest skydivers. He has always ...
        (Fox News)
        1. George HW Bush leaps in to bolster GOP in Georgia Senate race
        2. President George H.W. Bush's tandem skydiver focuses on helping veterans ...
        3. Bush bash: Elder ex-president marks 90th birthday

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        US aircraft carrier George HW Bush moving towards Persian Gulf as Iraq ...
        2014-06-14
        The U.S. aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and more than 50 attack aircraft are in the region of the Persian Gulf and available to launch attacks against militants in Iraq, Pentagon officials have confirmed. Pentagon spokesperson Rear Adm. John Kirby ...
        (The Huntsville Times - al.com)
        1. Misguided US invasion spawned crisis in Iraq

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        George HW Bush jumps out of helicopter to mark 90th birthday
        2014-06-12
        KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Some senior citizens might celebrate birthdays with a cake from the grandkids and dinner out at a local restaurant. But former president George H. W. Bush celebrated his 90th by jumping from a helicopter over Kennebunkport, ...
        (Boston Globe)
        1. Former President George HW Bush marks 90th birthday with parachute jump
        2. George HW Bush parachute jumps for 90th birthday
        3. George H.W. Bush celebrates 90th birthday by skydiving

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