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Barbara Bush (Pierce)

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Rye, New York County (Manhattan), New York, United States
Death: April 17, 2018 (92)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Marvin Pierce and Pauline Pierce
Wife of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the USA
Mother of George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States; Pauline Robin Bush; Gov. John "Jeb" Ellis Bush; Neil Mallon Bush; Marvin Pierce Bush and 1 other
Sister of Private; James Robinson Pierce and Private

Occupation: 41st First Lady of United States
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the wife of George H. W. Bush, who was the 41st President of the United States, and served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She had previously served as Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd President, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd Governor of Florida.

Barbara Pierce was born in New York City. She met George Herbert Walker Bush at age 16, and the two married in Rye, New York, in 1945, while he was on leave during his deployment as a Naval officer in World War II. They moved to Midland, Texas, where he entered political life, in 1950.

As First Lady of the United States, Bush worked to advance the cause of universal literacy, founding the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush was John Hibbard's 4th Cousin 5 times removed

Barbara Pierce Bush: descendant of Benjamin Baldwin, founder of New Jersey


Husband: George Herbert Walker "Poppy" BUSH

Birth: 12 Jun 1924, Milton, Suffolk Co., MA

Education: 1948, graduated Yale University

Military Service: World War II: 1942-45, Lt. (jg), U.S. Navy

Elected Offices: 1967-71, U.S. Representative from Texas; 1971-72, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.; 1976-77, Director, CIA; 1981-89, Vice-President of the U.S.; 41st President of the U.S.

Father: Prescott Sheldon BUSH, Sr.

Mother: Dorothy WALKER

Marriage: 6 Jan 1945, Rye, Westchester Co., NY

Transhumance: 1959, moved from Midland, TX, to Houston, TX

Wife: Barbara "Silver Fox" PIERCE

Birth: 8 Jun 1925, Rye, Westchester Co., NY

Father: Marvin PIERCE (1893-1969)

Mother: Pauline ROBINSON (1896-1949)

Children:

1. George Walker "Dubya" BUSH, b. 6 Jul 1946, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT

2. Pauline Robinson "Robin" BUSH, b. 20 Feb 1949, CA; 11 Oct 1953 (leukemia)

3. John Ellis "Jeb" BUSH (Sr.), b. 11 Feb 1953

4. Neil Mallon BUSH, b. 22 Jan 1955

5. Marvin Pierce BUSH, b. 22 Oct 1956

6. Dorothy Walker "Doro" BUSH, b. 18 Aug 1959


First Lady of the United States of America. Born on June 8 1925, as Barbara Pierce, she married future President George Herbert Walker Bush on January 6, 1945. She served as the First Lady from January 20, 1989 to January 20, 1993. She is the mother of Robin Bush, who died in 1953, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and President George W. Bush. In 1994 she released her autobiography, "Barbara Bush: A Memoir" among many other writings. Maintained by: Find A Grave Record added: Aug 09, 2003

Find A Grave Memorial# 7748443

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Barbara Bush's Timeline

1925
June 8, 1925
Rye, New York County (Manhattan), New York, United States
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1930
Age 4
Rye, Westchester, New York, United States
1930
Age 4
Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
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Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
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Rye, Westchester, New York
1930
Age 4
Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
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Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
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Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
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Age 4
Rye, Westchester, New York, USA