President George W. Bush takes the oath of office to serve a second term as 43rd President of the United States, January 20, 2005, during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush listen as Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist administers the oath. (P44290-391)
The President & Family

The Bush Family

George W. Bush and Laura Bush at their wedding on November 5, 1977, with George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush.

Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. (H37-01)

The Bush family has an esteemed tradition of public service. President George W. Bush’s father, George H. W. Bush, served two terms as Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. George H. W. Bush’s father and George W. Bush’s grandfather, Prescott S. Bush, served as United States Senator representing Connecticut from 1952 to 1963.

President George H. W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush have been married 65 years and reside in Houston, Texas, and Kennebunkport, Maine. They have four sons, George W., John (Jeb), Marvin, and Neil, and one daughter, Dorothy (Doro).

In 1953, at the age of four, the Bush's first daughter, Robin, died after fighting leukemia. George W. was Governor of Texas from 1995 - 2000 and Jeb was Governor of Florida from 1999 – 2007.

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush relax with their daughters, Barbara and Jenna, August 24, 2004, during an interview for People Magazine at Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas.

Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. (P42733-170)

For information about the Bush family and the political career and administration of President George H. W. Bush visit the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

President George W. Bush and Laura Bush were married in 1977 and reside in Dallas and Crawford, Texas. They have twin daughters, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager. Barbara and Jenna were born in 1981 in Dallas, Texas. Jenna married Henry Chase Hager in 2008 at her parents’ Prairie Chapel Ranch. The Bush family also includes a dog named Miss Beazley and a cat named Bob.

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