41. George Herbert Walker Bush

41.  George Herbert Walker Bush - Our Presidents
George Bush was President during the Gulf War in 1991.
Geroge Bush hated Broccoli and banned it from White House events.
I do not like broccoli and I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli. Now look, this is the last statement I’m going to have on broccoli. There are truckloads of broccoli at this very minute descending on Washington. My family is divided. For the broccoli vote out there: Barbara loves broccoli. She has tried to make me eat it. She eats it all the time herself. So she can go out and meet the caravan of broccoli that’s coming in.

The Bushes have four sons, George, Jeb, Neil, and Marvin, and a daughter, Dorothy.
Another daughter, Robin, died at age three from leukemia.
Son George served as governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000, when he was elected the 43rd U.S. president.
Jeb Bush was elected governor of Florida in 1998.

Sport or Hobby: Boating, Fishing, Horseshoes, Hunting, Jogging, Tennis
  • Description of President George H. Bush - Height 6 feet 2 inches
  • George H. Bush became the youngest pilot in the U.S. Navy
  • George H. Bush began his career in 1948 working in the oil industry in Texas
  • The Secret Service assigned the code name of Timberwolf for President Bush
  • Bush earned an economics degree and a Phi Beta Kappa key in two and a half years at Yale University.


    Millie was referred to as "the most famous dog in White House history." Bush mentioned her in a speech during his 1992 bid for re-election, saying
    “My dog Millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos” in reference to opposition candidates Bill Clinton and Al Gore.

    41.  George Herbert Walker Bush - Our Presidents

    President George H. W. Bush walks onto the White House lawn with his Springer Spaniel, Millie, and Millie's new puppies. One of the puppies is Spot, who
    would later live at the White House as President George W. Bush's dog.

    41.  George Herbert Walker Bush - Our Presidents

    Bush became the first vice president ever to serve as acting president when Ronald Reagan underwent surgery for three hours in 1985.
    George Herbert Walker Bush is the second man in US Presidential history whose son became President.

    41.  George Herbert Walker Bush - Our Presidents

    George Herbert Walker Bush's inaugural address on Friday, January 20, 1989.
    America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the Nation and gentler the face of the world


    January 8, 1992: President Bush becomes ill on a visit to Japan and vomits on Japanese Prime Minister Miyazawa Kiichi.






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