George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician, diplomat and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under Ronald Reagan, in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence. Bush was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut and attended Phillips Academy before serving in the United States Navy Reserve during World War II. After the war, he graduated from Yale and moved to West Texas, where he established a successful oil company. After an unsuccessful run for the United States Senate, he won election to the 7th congressional district of Texas in 1966. President Richard Nixon appointed Bush to the position of Ambassador to the United Nations in 1971 and to the position of chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1973.
|Born||George Herbert Walker Bush, June 12, 1924, Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Died||November 30, 2018, Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Resting place||George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum|
|Children||George, Robin, Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Dorothy|
|Parents||Prescott Bush, Dorothy Walker|
|Education||Yale University (BA)|
|Vice President||Dan Quayle|
|Preceded by||Ronald Reagan|
|Succeeded by||Bill Clinton|
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|IMDb||George H.W. Bush's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes||George H.W. Bush's Rotten Tomatoes|
The 41st President of the United States who also served as vice president, congressman, ambassador, director of the CIA, and served in World War II. His son, George W. Bush, served as the 43rd President of the United States.
He founded the Bush-Overbey Oil Development company after graduating from Yale and became a millionaire by the time he was 40.
He started The Points of Light Movement to promote volunteerism as a means of solving social and community problems. His presidency was remembered for the Gulf War and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
He and his successor, Bill Clinton, formed a strong bond after Clinton's presidency ended.
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