GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH (Republican) BORN: June 12, 1924, Milton, MA MARTIAL STATUS: Ma

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GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH (Republican) BORN: June 12, 1924, Milton, MA MARTIAL STATUS: Married to Barbara Pierce, 1945 RELIGION: Episcopal EDUCATION: Yale Univ., BA 1948; Delta Kappa Epsilon POLITICAL & GOV'T POSITIONS: Former Chairman Harris County, Texas Republican Committee 1964 & 1968 Delegate, Republican National Convention 1964 Ran for US Senate, TX; Lost to Ralph Yarborough (D) 56%, Bush 44% 1966-70 US Representative, Texas Member of House Ways and Means Committee 1970 Ran for US Senate, TX; Lost to Lloyd Bensten (D) 53%, Bush 47% 1971-73 US Ambassador to United Nations 1973-74 Chairman, Republican National Committee 1974-75 US Liaison Officer, Peoples Republic of China 1976-77 Director, Central Intelligence Agency 1980 Republican candidate for President 1981-88 Vice President of US 1989-PR President of US ELECTION RESULTS (PRESIDENT) 1988 General George Bush (R) Popular vote = 53.4% Electoral = 79% (426) Michael Dukakis (D) Popular vote = 45.6% Electoral = 21% (111) BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS: 1952-59 Vice President, Zapata Petroleum Co. 1954-66 President & Chairman, Zapata Off-Shore Co. 1977-79 Chairman Exec. Committee, First International Bank, Houston, TX 1977-79 Director, Eli Lilly Co., Texasgulf Inc., Purolator Inc., & First Inter. Bancshares, Dallas MILITARY SERVICE: 1942 Entered as Ensign, Naval Reserve Released as Lieutenant, after serving as Navy Pilot HONORS & AWARDS: Distinguished Flying Cross Three Air Medals National Security Medal National Intelligence Service Medal MEMBERSHIP: Phi Beta Kappa PUBLISHED BOOKS: Looking Forward, Co-authored with Victor Gold, 1987

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