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Career

Government of the United States of America
20012009
43rd President of the United States Washington, District of Columbia USA
Government of the State of Texas
19952000
46th Governor of Texas Austin, Texas USA
Texas Rangers (Major League Baseball)
19891994
Managing General Partner American League Western Division / Arlington, Texas USA
Re-Elect Bush (Presidential campaign of father George H.W. Bush)
1988
Senior campaign adviser and liaison to the media Washington, District of Columbia USA
Spectrum 7
19841986
Chief Executive Officer Midland, Texas USA
Arbusto Energy
19791984
Founder Midland, Texas USA

Directorships

19861989
HKN Energy Member of the Board of Directors

Accomplishments of note

2014
Author: 41: A Portrait of My Father Publisher: Crown Publishing Group / New York, New York USA Authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President
2010
Author: Decision Points Publisher: Crown Publishing Group / New York, New York USA The presidential memoirs of George W. Bush
2010
Co-Founder: Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Dallas, Texas USA with President Bill Clinton Organization was formed in response to the request of President Barack Obama to assist in the Haitian rescue effort. Fund concluded formal operations on December 31, 2012
2004
Author: George W. Bush on God and Country: The President Speaks Out About Faith, Principle, and Patriotism Publisher: Allegiance Press with Tom Freiling
2003
Founder: President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Washington, District of Columbia USA Founded to fight the global HIV/AIDS pandemic
2003
Author: DOS Cabalgan Juntos (Spanish Edition) Publisher: Ediciones Robinbook/Cöna Fina
2003
Author: We Will Prevail: President George W. Bush on War, Terrorism and Freedom Publisher: Bloomsbury- Academic / New York, New York USA with Foreword by Peggy Noonan; Introduction by Jay Nordlinger A National Review Book
2001
Author: A Charge to Keep: My Journey to the White House Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks / New York, New York USA with Mickey Herskowitz
1999
Author: A Charge to Keep Publisher: William Morrow and Company / New York, New York USA with Karen Hughes
1978
Candidate: House of Representatives Texas's 19th Congressional District with Republican Party

Professional honors and awards

2012
Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves Bestowed by the president of the republic on foreigners who have rendered special services to the Republic of Estonia
Albanian street re-named in his honor Marked the first time that a high ranking American official visited Tirana
2007
Georgian street renamed in his honor Tbilisi City Council, Georgia After visit the newly-independent nation of Georgia, a street in Tbilisi, the capitol, used by his motorcade was renamed for him
2005
Order of the Three Stars President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga An order of merit in service to Latvia

Community

Community honors and awards

2013
Global Service Award Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver For his work in combating HIV, cervical cancer and malaria in Africa
2012
Patriot Award Helping a Hero
2009
Humanity of the Unborn Child Pro-Life Award Saskatchewan Pro-Life Association  Honoring his pro-life record and recognizing his fight against abortion
2002
Public Service Award American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Research

Military service

19681974
Texas Air National Guard First Lieutenant
Nationality
American
Politics
Republican
Denomination
Methodist
Sports
Weight-lifting, baseball
Hobbies
Reading, jogging, fishing and watching baseball games

Education

University
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut USA Bachelor of Arts History 19641968 President of Delta Kappa Epsilon; member of the Skull and Bones Society; rugby union player and on Yale's 1st XV (starting team)
Master’s
Harvard Business School, Harvard University Boston, Massachusetts USA Master of Business Administration Class of 1975 In retrospect, Bush is the only U.S. President to have earned an M.B.A.
Native language
English

Honorary Degrees

2001
University of Notre Dame South Bend, Indiana USA Doctor of Laws
2001
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut USA Doctor of Laws

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
July 6, 1946
Gender
Male
Place of birth
New Haven, Connecticut  USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1977–present
Laura (Welch) Bush 2 children Barbara Pierce Bush (1981) Jenna Welch (Bush) Hager (1981)

Grandchildren & Great-grandchildren

Grandchildren
1 Margaret Laura Hager

Parents

Father
George Herbert Walker Bush
Mother
Barbara (Pierce) Bush

Grandparents

Father's father
Prescott BUSH
Father's mother
Dorothy (Walker) Bush
Mother's father
Marvin PIERCE
Mother's mother
Pauline (Robinson) Pierce

Ancestry

English and some German ancestry, along with more distant Dutch, Welsh, Irish, French, and Scottish roots