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George H. W. Bush


George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd vice president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, he held posts that included those of congressman, ambassador, and CIA director. Until his son George W. Bush became the 43rd president in 2001, he was usually known simply as George Bush.


  • Personal 

  • Presidency 

  • Early life and education 

  • Marriage and college years 

  • Faith 

  • Business career 

  • Early political career (1963–1980) 

  • 1980 presidential campaign 

  • Vice presidency (1981–1989) 

  • 1988 presidential campaign 

  • Presidency (1989–1993) 

  • Post-presidency (1993–present) 

  • Presidential library