George H. W. Bush
Born -June 12, 1924
Birthplace – Milton, Massachussetts
Vice President – J. Danforth Quayle
First Lady –Barbara Pierce Bush
Term - 1989-1993
Children - George, Robin, John, Neil, Marvin, Dorothy
Nickname – Poppy
Famous Quote - "Read my lips: No New Taxes!"
Pets - Millie - Springer Spaniel, Ranger - one of Millie's puppies
He was a WWII fighter pilot at age 19 in the US Navy.
He survived four plane crashes.
He named his bomber plane, "Barbara" after
He received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery.
He hated broccoli. He said "I'm the President of the United State and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli". That made many broccoli growers upset, so they sent him truckloads of broccoli.
The Cold War ended during his presidency.
Desert Storm began during his presidency.
President Nixon named him Ambassador to the United Nations.
President Ford named him official US Representative to China.
President Ford also named him Director of th CIA.
The H.W. stands for Herbert Walker.
His daughter Robin, died at age three of leukemia.
He and his son George W. Bush are the second father son combo to be President.