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George H. W. Bush ’42 P’64, ’71, ’75

Veteran, Congressman, Ambassador, CIA Director, Vice-President, President.

PERSONAL

  • Spouse: Barbara 
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas

EDUCATION

  • B.A., Yale University

GOVERNMENT SERVICE

  • 41st President of the United States, 1989–1993
  • Vice President of the United States, 1981–1989
  • Director, Central Intelligence Agency, 1976–1977
  • Chief, U.S. Liaison Office in the People’s Republic of China, 1974–1975
  • Chairman, Republican National Committee, 1973–1974
  • U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, 1971–1973
  • U.S. Representative, Texas, 7th district, 1967–1971

PROFESSIONAL WORK

  • Chairman, Executive Committee, First National Bank of Houston, 1977–1978
  • Co-Founder, Zapata Offshore Company, Houston, 1959–1966
  • Co-Founder, Zapata Petroleum, Midland, Texas, 1953–1959
  • Oil Field Supply Salesman, Dresser Industries/IDECO, West Texas and California 

PHILLIPS ACADEMY VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Honorary Chair, Campaign Andover, 1996–2002
  • Charter Trustee, 1967–1979
  • Andover Development Board
  • Alumni Council, 1959–1962
  • Josh Miner Fund Committee, 1985–1987
  • Fuess Award, 1981
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