George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. A member of the Republican Party, he had previously been the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He was born into the Bush family: his father, George H. W. Bush, was the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. As the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, he is the second son of a former United States president to himself become president, with the first being John Quincy Adams, the son of John Adams. He flew warplanes in the Texas and Alabama Air National Guard. After graduating from Yale College in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry. Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating incumbent Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election.
|Born:||George Walker Bush, July 6, 1946, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Parents:||George H. W. Bush, Barbara Pierce|
|Residence:||Crawford, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Yale University (BA), Harvard University (MBA)|
|Vice President:||Dick Cheney|
|Preceded by:||Bill Clinton|
|Succeeded by:||Barack Obama|
|Instagram:||George W. Bush's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||George W. Bush's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||George W. Bush's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||George W. Bush's Rotten Tomatoes|
About George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States who narrowly defeated Al Gore in the 2000 election despite losing the popular vote, then won re-election against John Kerry in 2004. The tragic September 11 terrorist attacks occurred just eight months into his first presidential term and in response, he called for the War on Terror, which ultimately led to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
George W. Bush Before Fame
He was a baseball player, and head cheerleader at his boarding school. He studied at Yale University before later obtaining an MBA from Harvard. He served as the governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
Achievement of George W. Bush
His approval ratings after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were among the highest of any president in history. Conversely, his approval ratings following the 2008 financial crisis were among the lowest of any president.
George W. Bush Family Life
He married Laura Bush in 1977 and in 1981, he and Laura welcomed fraternal twins Barbara and Jenna Bush. He and his father, 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush, were the second father and son to achieve the presidency in American history.
Associations of George W. Bush
He has four siblings named Jeb, Neil, Dorothy and Marvin.
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