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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He was also the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry.
Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. George W. Bush was elected president in 2000 after a close and controversial win over Democratic rival Al Gore, becoming the fourth president to be elected while receiving fewer popular votes than his opponent.
George W. Bush is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, making him only the second president to assume the nation’s highest office after his father, following the lead of John Quincy Adams. His brother, Jeb Bush, a former Governor of Florida, was a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 presidential election. His paternal grandfather, Prescott Bush, was a United States Senator from Connecticut.
43rd President of the United States
January 20, 2001 – January 20, 2009
46th Governor of Texas
January 17, 1995 – December 21, 2000
George Walker Bush
July 6, 1946 (age 70)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Laura Welch (m. 1977)
George H. W. Bush
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Yale University (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)