President George W. Bush
George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States.


July 6, 1946


Midland, Texas


George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States
Barbara Pierce Bush, former First Lady


Three brothers: Jeb, Neil, and Marvin
Sister: Dorothy


Twin daughters: Jenna and Barbara, who graduated from college in May 2004

Elementary School

Sam Houston Elementary School in Midland, Texas

Favorite Teacher

Coach Jones

Favorite Subject in School


Childhood Activities

Playing little league baseball
Participating in Cub Scouts

Childhood Hero

Baseball legend Willie Mays


Yale University, Bachelor of Arts degree in history

Graduate School

Harvard University, Masters of Business Administration

Career and Public Service

F-102 pilot for the Texas Air National Guard
Owner, oil and gas business
Managing Partner, Texas Rangers Baseball Team
Governor of Texas
President of the United States


President Bush has pledged to work in a bipartisan spirit, which means he plans to work with both Republicans and Democrats in Congress to pursue goals that are best for Americans. President Bush's goals include strengthening the nation's public schools, reducing taxes for all taxpayers, strengthening the military, saving and improving Social Security and Medicare, and encouraging Americans to be responsible citizens.

Dream for Children

President Bush's dream is for all children to pursue their own dreams, complete an education, and make good choices.

Brain Challenge

What was President Bush's favorite subject in school?
Where did President Bush attend college?
How many Presidents served before President Bush?
What was President Bush's job before he became President of the United States?
Name two of President Bush's goals for America.
Challenge Question: What is the meaning of working together in a bipartisan spirit?

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President George W. Bush

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