President George H.W. Bush Dies
The 41st President of the United States was laid to rest on November 30, 2018 at the ripe age of 94 years young. George Bush well known for his flamboyant socks, will be sporting a pair of socks adorned with a squadron of planes to pay tribute to his lifetime of civil service when he is laid to rest.
Born in Massachusetts and raised in Connecticut, Bush married Barbara in 1945 and had six children together. An American statesman and politician who served his country from 1941 – 1993 for more than fifty years. Bush served as one of the youngest aviators in the Navy at the age of 18, became a House of Representative in Texas in 1966 and in 1971 was appointed as the Ambassador to the United Nations. In 1974, he was appointed as the Chief of the Liaison Office in China and then Director of the CIA. In 1980, he became Ronald Reagan’s Vice President of the United States and eight year later defeated the incoming opponent to become the first incumbent vice president in 152 years to be elected president of the country.
The Bush’s are only one of two historical families to have both father and son as presidents of the country – the other father and son duo being John Adams (#2) and John Quincy Adams (#6).
After serving in office, Bush managed his family fortune in the oil industry and remained active in humanitarian activities along with taking an interest in his children and many grandchildren.
Politics aside, President George H.W. Bush will be honorably remembered for centuries to come.