Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:
- Bush was born into a wealthy family. His father was a senator from Connecticut.
- After graduation from boarding school, Bush joined the Navy to fight in World War II.
- After World War II, Bush went to Yale University and then moved to Texas. He worked in the oil industry.
- Bush was a member of Congress, a representative to the United Nations and China and also head of the CIA.
- Bush initiated Operation Desert Storm - protecting Kuwait, an oil rich country, from Iraq.
- Bush was the Navy's youngest pilot during World War II.
- Millie's Book: As Dictated to Barbara Bush was a bestselling book that was written by Bush's dog.
- George H.W. Bush is father to George W. Bush - the 43rd president of the United States. There was only one other father/son pair - John Adams and John Quincy Adams.