George W. Bush was the 43rd US president (serving from 2001 to 2009), who led the country to the airborne terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 and initiated the Iraq War in 2003.
George W. Bush was born to one of the most powerful US families involved in business and politics since the 1950s. His grandfather, Prescott Bush, was a former Wall Street banker and progressive Republican senator from Connecticut; his father, George Herbert Walker Bush, was a businessman, diplomat, vice president and 41st president of the US; his younger brother, Jeb Bush, was the former governor of Florida. George W. Bush attended Yale University and Harvard Business School for his graduate education. Before entering politics and being elected as president, he was an oil businessman and a professional baseball player.
Bush got married with Laura Welch, a school teacher and librarian in 1977 after a quick three-month courtship. 4 years later, the couple gave birth to twin daughters, Jenna and Barbara.
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