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President George Bush was the 41st president of the United States. He was president of this great nation from January 20,1989 to January 20,1993. His Vice President was J. Danforth Quayle from 1989 to 1993. His nickname is "Poppy". He was born on June 12, 1924, in Miltan, Massachusets. His father's name was Prescott Sheldon Bush, and his mother's name was Dorothy Walker Bush.

He is married to his wonderful wife Barbara Pierce. He has 6 kids and I'm sorry to say that one died when he was 4 years old. He graduated from Yale University in 1948. He is a Businessman and a public official.

Bush is a Republican. He won the Presidency Election in 1988 to Michael Dukakis, by exactly 7,075,904 popular votes and by exactly 315 Electoral votes. He lost the election to Bill Clinton in 1992 by 5,805,344 popular votes, and by 202 electoral votes.

Before he became the 41st president of the U.S, George Bush was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967-71. He was also the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 1971-72. He was also the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1976-77,Vice President from 1981 to 1989, under President Ronald Regan.

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