Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush - United State News Today

Former first lady Barbara Bush, wife of President George H.W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush, founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Barbara Bush — the only woman besides Abigail Adams to be both a wife and a mother to a president of the United States — was born in New York City on June 8, 1925.

In 1945 she married George H.W. Bush, who became vice president in 1981 and president in 1989, the same year she started the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

In 2001 her son George W. Bush was inaugurated president. The former first lady passed away at her home in Houston, Texas, on April 17, 2018.Here's the full story.

George H.W. Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush - United State Politics

George Herbert Walker Bush (George H.W. Bush) was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush, a banker who went on to represent Connecticut in the U.S. Senate from 1952 to 1963. The younger Bush was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut, and graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1942.

George Herbert Walker Bush served as the 41st U.S. president from 1989 to 1993. He also was a two-term U.S. vice president under Ronald Reagan, from 1981 to 1989. Bush, a World War II naval aviator and Texas oil industry executive, began his political career in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1967. During the 1970s, he held a variety of government posts, including CIA director. In 1988, Bush defeated Democratic rival Michael Dukakis to win the White House. In office, he launched successful military operations against Panama and Iraq; however, his popularity at home was marred by an economic recession, and in 1992 he lost his bid for re-election to Bill Clinton. In 2000, Bush’s son and namesake was elected the 43rd U.S. president; he served until 2009.Here's the full story.