Compatriot President: George Walker Bush

President BushGeorge Walker Bush

 

43rd President of the US

 

 

George W. Bush, son of President George H. W. Bush, is completing his second terms as the 43rd President from January 2001 to 2009.  He was born in New Haven, CT, on July 6, 1946.  He is a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Business School.  Before becoming our president, George W. Bush served as Governor of Texas.
 
President Bush’s Revolutionary War ancestor was Col. Samuel Herrick, who served with distinction as commander of the Vermont Ranger Militia. 
 
In July 1988 George W. Bush received his membership certificate and lapel rosette while he was Governor of Texas.  Like his father, he is a Texas perpetual member of the Patrick Henry Chapter in Austin, TX.