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Pauline Pierce (Robinson)

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States
Death: September 23, 1949 (53)
Rye, Westchester County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Rye, Westchester County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Edgar Robinson and Lulu Dell Robinson
Wife of Marvin Pierce
Mother of Barbara Bush; Private; James Robinson Pierce and Private
Sister of Private; Private and Sarah Robinson

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About Pauline Pierce

Pauline Robinson Pierce (28 April 1896 in Dayton, OH – 23 September 1949 in Rye, NY) was the daughter of James E. Robinson and married Marvin Pierce, who later became president of McCall Corporation, the publisher of the popular women's magazines Redbook and McCall's. She is the mother of former First Lady Barbara Bush and the maternal grandmother of President George W. Bush. Pauline was an avid gardener and served as the Garden Club of America conservation chairman.

W magazine once described her as "beautiful, fabulous, critical, and meddling" and "a former beauty from Ohio with extravagant tastes".

According to the August 07, 2000 issue of Time Magazine Pauline was killed in an automobile accident when her husband, who was driving the car, lost control as he reached over to stop a cup of hot coffee from sliding across the seat onto his wife. The car crashed into a stone wall, killing Pauline instantly.

Pauline and Marvin's third child, Barbara, was born on June 8, 1925. Barbara went on to marry George H. W. Bush, who later became the 41st President of the United States.


magazine once described Pauline Robinson as "beautiful, fabulous, critical, and meddling" and "a former beauty from Ohio with extravagant tastes". On 23 September 1949, Pauline was killed in an automobile accident in Harrison County, New York, when Marvin, who was driving the car, lost control as he reached over to stop a cup of hot coffee from sliding across the seat onto his wife. The car crashed into a stone wall, killing Pauline instantly

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvin_Pierce.


Pauline Robinson was born 28 April 1896 in Dayton, Ohio to Ohio Supreme Court justice, James Edgar Robinson (1868-1932) and his wife Lula Dell Flickinger (1875-1957) and died on 23 September 1949 in Rye, New York. She married in 1918 to Marvin Pierce (1893-1969), who later became president of McCall Corporation, the publisher of the popular women's magazines Redbook and McCall's. They had four children together:

Martha Pierce Rafferty (1920-1999) James Pierce (1921-1993) Barbara Pierce Bush (born 1925), First Lady of the United States of America Scott Pierce (born 1930)

W magazine once described Pauline Robinson as "beautiful, fabulous, critical, and meddling" and "a former beauty from Ohio with extravagant tastes". On 23 September 1949, Pauline was killed in an automobile accident in Harrison, Westchester County, New York, when Marvin, who was driving the car, lost control as he reached over to stop a cup of hot coffee from sliding across the seat onto his wife. The car crashed into a tree on Purchase St, killing Pauline instantly at 8:12 a.m. She was 53 years old.

Their third child Barbara Pierce, later became the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush and mother of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.

Pauline was an avid gardener and served as the Garden Club of America conservation chairman.

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Pauline Pierce's Timeline

1896
April 28, 1896
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States
1900
1900
Age 3
Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States
1910
1910
Age 13
Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States
1920
1920
Age 23
Bronx, New York, United States
1922
January 28, 1922
Age 25
New York, New York, USA
1925
June 8, 1925
Age 29
Rye, New York County (Manhattan), New York, United States
1930
1930
Age 33
Rye, Westchester, New York