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Born into a prominent New England family, George H.W. Bush came from railroad and Wall Street money. His father, Prescott Bush, was George's model for public service. He married Barbara Pierce, whose father was a director of McCall's Publishing Company.

George and Barbara's five surviving children include the 43rd president of the U.S., George W. Bush, and the former governor of Florida, Jeb Bush.

Browse a family photo and video gallery and learn more about an American political family.

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George H.W. Bush's father, Prescott Bush, played baseball for Yale University, circa 1917.

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George H.W. Bush and his sister, Nancy, circa 1928.

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George H.W. Bush sitting on a wall at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, circa 1937

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George H.W. Bush, in 1937, at age 13, at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.

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George H.W. Bush played baseball at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, circa 1942.

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George H.W. Bush's father, Prescott S. Bush, the National Chairman of the USA Drive, circa 1943.

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George H.W. Bush, Naval aviator cadet, during World War II.

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George H.W. Bush in the cockpit of his TBM Avenger during World War II, circa 1944.

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George and Barbara Bush on their wedding day in Rye, New York, January 6, 1945.

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Barbara Pierce Bush with her parents on her wedding day in Rye, New York, January 6, 1945.

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George H.W. Bush with two Yale classmates, circa 1945-1948.

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George H.W. Bush in his baseball uniform, Yale University, circa 1945-1948.

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George H.W. Bush's parents, Prescott and Dorothy Walker Bush, unknown date.

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Prescott Bush and family, Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, 1947.

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George H.W. Bush in oil fields, Midland, Texas.

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Barbara Bush with the Bushes' first son, George W. Bush, Midland, Texas, circa 1948.

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George H.W. Bush with his wife, Barbara, his parents Prescott and Dorothy, and his first son, George W. Bush, Midland, Texas, March 7, 1949.

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George H.W. Bush's first daughter, Robin, plays in the grass, Greenwich, Connecticut, June 1953.

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During George H.W. Bush's 1964 Senate campaign, his family posed on an elephant statue (left to right: Barbara, Doro, Marvin, Neil, Jeb, and George H.W. Bush. (George W. was away at school.))

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George H.W. Bush's first son, George W. Bush, at Yale University, circa 1964-1968.

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Congressman George H.W. Bush with his family in front of the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC, 1966. (children, left to right: Jeb, Marvin, Doro, Neil, George W.)

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A 1970 photo of George H.W. Bush with his four sons, left to right: Neil, Jeb, George W., and Marvin.

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Vice President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, at Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, with their grandchildren (left to right: Pierce, Barbara, Jenna, Marshall, Marvin Bush's wife Margaret, Jeb Jr., and Sam). 

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Vice President George H.W. Bush plays with his grandchildren, Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, August 6, 1988.

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President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, walk their dog, Millie, March 3, 1989.

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President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, pose with their grandchildren at Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, August 18, 1989.

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Aerial view of Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, August 15, 1990.

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President George H.W. Bush fishes in Kennebunkport, Maine, August 16, 1990.

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President George H.W. Bush and his daughter Doro sledding at Camp David, Maryland, January 13, 1991.

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President George H.W. Bush playing doubles tennis with his son, Jeb, at Walker's Point, Kennebunkport, Maine, August 27, 1991.

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President George H.W. Bush participates in the annual horseshoe tournament at the Whitehouse horseshoe pit, June 24, 1992.

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