George Herbert Walker Bush was born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Navy Air Medal with two gold stars. Bush enjoyed a long public service career. He was a Member of Congress, Ambassador to the United Nations, and the Director of Central Intelligence before serving as Vice President from 1981 – 1989 and President from 1989 – 1993.
Highlights of his term as President include:
Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments to the Clean Air Act
North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations
“Points of Light” initiative to promote volunteerism and community service
Persian Gulf War success
George H. W. Bush died on November 30, 2018, at the age of 94.
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