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George H W Bush Fast Facts

Forty-First President of the United States


George H W Bush, Forty-First President of the United States

George H W Bush, Forty-First President of the United States

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Here is a quick list of fast facts for George H W Bush. For more in depth information, you can also read the George H W Bush Biography.

Birth: June 12, 1924


Term of Office: January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993

Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term

First Lady: Barbara Pierce

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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:

  • None

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