Breaking: Former President George H.W. Bush Dies At Age 94

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George Herbert Walker Bush has passed away at age 94.

“George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, he served eight years as vice president and had one term as commander in chief from 1989 to 1993.

The last veteran of World War II to serve as president, he was a consummate public servant and a statesman who helped guide the nation and the world out of a four-decade Cold War that had carried the threat of nuclear annihilation.

His death, at 94 on Nov. 30 also marked the passing of an era.”

Born in Massachusetts in 1924, George H.W. Bush had a great childhood. His family moved to Connecticut when he was young, which is where he grew up. After high school, Bush enlisted in the Navy. He was honorably discharged in 1945, after three years of service.

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After he was out of the military, Bush enrolled at Yale University. He graduated with a B.A. in economics in 1948. Once he had his Bachelors degree, Bush moved his family to Texas, where he started working in the oil industry.

In 1963, Bush began his political career. His first role was as chairman of the Harris County, Texas Republican Party. Three years later, in 1966, Bush was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. From 1971-1973, Bush served as the Ambassador to the United Nations.

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Before becoming President in 1989, Bush had a number of other government positions, including Chair of the Republican National Committee, Chief of the U.S. Liaison Office to the People’s Republic of China, Director of Central Intelligence, and Vice President.

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In 1945, while still in the Navy, he and Barbara Bush got married. Together, they had six children: George Walker, Pauline Robinson “Robin,” John Ellis “Jeb,” Neil Mallon, Marvin Pierce, and Dorothy Walker “Doro.”

George and Barbara Bush had the longest presidential marriage in U.S. history. Before Barbara’s death in 2018, the couple had been married for 73 years.

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Their eldest son, George W. Bush, followed in his father’s footsteps. He was President from 2001 to 2009.

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George H.W. Bush is survived by his children, George W., Jeb, Neil, Marvin, and Doro, as well as his grandchildren. He will be remembered for his selfless service in the military and for his contributions to our country. May he rest in peace.

Watch George H.W. Bush’s Presidential inauguration below:

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