The First Lady of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush and Laura Bush

Laura Bush Lane Welch was born on November 4, 1946, in Midland, Texas. She is the only child of Harold Welch, a successful real estate developer, and Jenna Louise Hawkins Welch, a bookkeeper for her husband’s company. Laura was a bashful child who wanted to please her parents. They pushed her to … Read more

The Children of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush family picture.

Laura Bush devoted her attention to charity work and homemaking after marrying George W. Bush in 1977. Laura enhanced her reputation after George was elected governor of Texas in 1994, trying to improve literacy. She spoke out in support of the Afghan people on the radio and appeared before the Senate Committee … Read more

The Presidency of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush

Since Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s, George W. Bush was the first Republican president to earn a majority in both houses of Congress. Bush offered a $1.6 trillion tax cut measure in February 2001, using his party’s strength. Despite Democratic protests that unjustly favored the wealthy, Congress passed a $1.35 billion … Read more

The Brief Biography of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush

In New Haven, Connecticut, George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946. He is the eldest of George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush’s six children. Since the 1950s, the Bush family had been involved in business and politics. His grandfather, Prescott Bush, was a former Wall Street banker and … Read more

The Children of George H.W. Bush

Portrait of the George H.W. Bush

Barbara Pierce was George Herbert Walker Bush’s first wife, whom he married in 1945. Three years later, he graduated from Yale University and relocated to West Texas with his family, where Bush started a successful career in the oil sector. They steered one of the most amazing presidential families in American history, … Read more