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Barbara Pierce Bush (born June 8, 1925) is the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, and was First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She is the mother of current U.S. President George W. Bush and Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and the sister of Scott Pierce. Barbara Bushs official White House photo. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... President of the United States - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12... Laura Bush, Current First Lady (2001-present) First Lady of the United States is the unofficial title of the hostess of the White House. ... Order: 43rd President Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – present Preceded by: Bill Clinton Succeeded by: Incumbent Date of birth: July 6, 1946 Place of birth: New Haven, Connecticut First Lady: Laura Welch Bush Political party: Republican George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the... John Ellis Jeb Bush (born February 11, 1953), a Republican, is the 43rd and current Governor of Florida. ... Scott Pierce is a brother of Barbara Bush. ...

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Early life

Barbara Pierce was born to Pauline and Marvin Pierce, who later became president of McCall Corporation. She grew up in the suburban town of Rye, New York, near New York City and went to boarding school at Ashley Hall in Charleston, South Carolina. Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburban redirects here. ... Rye, New York is the name of two places in Westchester County, New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Ashley Hall is a rather exclusive girls school in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Charleston is an American city located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,012,012 (26th)  - Density 51. ...


Her ancestor, an early New England colonist named Thomas Pierce, was also the ancestor to Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States. Modern New England, the six northeastern-most states of the United States, indicated by red The New England region of the United States is located in the northeastern corner of the country. ... Order: 14th President Vice President: William R. King Term of office: March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857 Preceded by: Millard Fillmore Succeeded by: James Buchanan Date of birth: November 23, 1804 Place of birth: Hillsborough, New Hampshire Date of death: October 8, 1869 Place of death: Concord, New Hampshire First... President of the United States - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...


Marriage and family

Barbara Bush, center, surrounded by her family

It was at a dance during Christmas vacation when she was 16 that she met George H. W. Bush, a senior at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. One and a half years later, the two became engaged, just before George went off to war during World War II as a Navy torpedo bomber pilot. The George H. Bush family (l-r front row - Neil Bush, Marvin Bush, Jeb Bush; back row - Doro Bush, George W. Bush, Barbara Bush, George H. Bush), early 1960s Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library HS525 (source) This work is copyrighted. ... The George H. Bush family (l-r front row - Neil Bush, Marvin Bush, Jeb Bush; back row - Doro Bush, George W. Bush, Barbara Bush, George H. Bush), early 1960s Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library HS525 (source) This work is copyrighted. ... Christmas (literally, the Mass of Christ) is a holiday in the Christian calendar, usually observed on December 25, which celebrates the birth of Jesus. ... Phillips Academy (also known as Andover and Phillips Andover) is a coed high school for flagrant metrosexuals grades 9-12 located in Andover, Massachusetts, near Boston. ... Andover is a town located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ...


When he returned on leave, Barbara had dropped out of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Two weeks later, on January 6, 1945, they married. Smith College campus center Smith College, located in Northampton, Massachusetts, is the largest womens college in the United States. ... Northampton, Massachusetts Main Street Northampton is a city located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


After the war, George graduated from Yale University, and they moved to Midland, Texas. Six children were born to them: George; Pauline Robinson "Robin" (December 20, 1949 - October 11, 1953, died of leukemia); Jeb; Neil; Marvin, and Dorothy Walker (August 18, 1959 - ). Meanwhile, George built a business in the oil industry. This article is about the institution of higher learning in the United States. ... Midland is a town in Ontario, Canada Midland is also the name of some places in the United States of America: Midland, Georgia Midland, Michigan Midland, North Carolina Midland, Pennsylvania Midland, Texas Midland, Virginia Midland School in Los Olivos, California There is also: Midland City, Alabama Midland Park, New Jersey... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry Official languages None. ... Order: 43rd President Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – present Preceded by: Bill Clinton Succeeded by: Incumbent Date of birth: July 6, 1946 Place of birth: New Haven, Connecticut First Lady: Laura Welch Bush Political party: Republican George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in Leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Leukemia (leukaemia in Commonwealth English) is a group of blood diseases characterized by malignancies (cancer) of the blood-forming tissues. ... John Ellis Jeb Bush (born February 11, 1953), a Republican, is the 43rd and current Governor of Florida. ... Neil Mallon Bush stands on the far left of the front row in this photograph of the Bush family taken in the early 1960s. ... Marvin Pierce Bush (born October 22, 1956) is the youngest son of George H. W. Bush and Barbara Pierce, and brother of George W., John (Jeb), Neil and Dorothy. ... Dorothy Bush Koch (born August 18, 1959), sometimes called Doro, is the younger sister and youngest sibling of George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Career

Barbara's family moved twenty-nine times during the years that she and George H. W. Bush were married. She managed her family while her husband was away, as her husband obtained a menagerie of government jobs.


Today Barbara Bush lives with her husband in Houston, Texas, and at their spralling estate, the Bush Compound in Kennebunkport, Maine. They are frequent honored guests at the White House. Skyline of Downtown Houston from Eleanor Tinsley Park Located in southeast Texas, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and one of the two largest economic areas in Texas. ... Bush Compound Description: As most people know, Kennebunkport is the location of the Bush family estate/compound. ... Boats on the Kennebunk River between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport Kennebunkport is a town located in York County, Maine. ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. ...

Barbara Bush is interviewed by Paula Zahn in 1992.

Barbara Bush serves on the Boards of AmeriCares and the Mayo Clinic, and heads her Barbara Bush Foundation. Barbara Bush and her dog, Millie, are interviewed in the Green Room by Paula Zahn for CBS This Morning October 30, 1992. ... Barbara Bush and her dog, Millie, are interviewed in the Green Room by Paula Zahn for CBS This Morning October 30, 1992. ... Categories: People stubs | Broadcast news analysts | 1956 births ... The Mayo Clinic is a world-renowned medical practice operated by the Mayo Foundation, a not-for-profit organization based in Rochester, Minnesota. ...


Bush has written two books, Millie's Book, 1990, and an autobiography, Barbara Bush: A Memoir, 1994. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Two primary schools in Texas, an Houston Independent School District school in Houston, and a school in a Dallas suburb, Grand Prairie, are named after her. Also named after her is one of George W. Bush's twin daughters. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry Official languages None. ... The Houston Independent School District is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. ... A school is most commonly a place designated for learning. ... Dallas is one of the ten largest cities in the United States and the heart of the largest metropolitan area in Texas. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburban redirects here. ... Grande Prairie is a city in Alberta, Canada. ... Jenna and Barbara Bush with their parents George W. Bush and Laura Bush Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Bush (born November 25, 1981, in Dallas, Texas) are the fraternal twin daughters of U.S. president George W. Bush and Laura Bush. ...


Reference


Preceded by:
Nancy Reagan
First Lady of the United States
1989-1993
Succeeded by:
Hillary Clinton


White House portrait Nancy Davis Reagan (born July 6, 1921) is the widow of President Ronald Reagan and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. ... Laura Bush Current First Lady (2001- ) First Lady of the United States is the unofficial title of the hostess of the White House. ... Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947), was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as the wife of President Bill Clinton. ...


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Biography of Barbara Bush (510 words)
Barbara was born in 1925 to Pauline and Marvin Pierce, who later became president of McCall Corporation.
Barbara Bush was always an asset to her husband during his campaigns for public office.
Today Barbara Bush lives in a home she and her husband built in Houston, Texas, where she enjoys being part of the community.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Franklin Pierce (2925 words)
Pierce attended school at Hillsborough Center and moved to the Hancock Academy in Hancock at the age of 11; he was transferred to Francestown Academy in the spring of 1820.
Pierce and his wife survived and were merely shaken up, but they watched as their 11-year-old son Benjamin ("Bennie") was crushed to death in the train disaster.
Barbara Pierce Bush, wife of George H.W. Bush and mother of George W. Bush, is a direct descendant, great-great-granddaughter, of James Pierce, Jr.
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