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George H.W. Bush

Presidential Number: 41st
Years he was President: 1989-1993
State Represented: Texas
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): When he was 18, he joined the armed forces. He represented Texas in Congress.

Birthday: June 12, 1924
How old would he be this year? 79
School(s) attended: Yale University
Wife: Barbara Bush
Occupation(s) before he was President: Navy Pilot, businessman
Other way(s) he served: Congressman, United States Ambassador of the United Nations, Ambassador to China, Vice President
Height: 6 feet, 2 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Boating, fishing, golf, horseshoes, jogging, tennis
Pets: Dogs, English Springer Spaniels named C. Fred and Millie

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Helicopter, airplane, car
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letters, phone, email
U.S. Population when term began: 248,718,301
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 50

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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