Birth: June 12, 1924
Term of Office: January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993
Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term
First Lady: Barbara Pierce
George H W Bush Quote: "Appeasement does not work. As was the case in the 1930s, we see in Saddam Hussein an aggressive dictator threatening his neighbors."
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Major Events While in Office:
- Invasion of Panama (1989)
- Savings and Loan bail out (1989)
- Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska (1989)
- Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)
- Break up of the Soviet Union (1991)
- Persian Gulf War (1990-91)
States Entering Union While in Office:
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