Who are George HW Bush’s children? From his author daughter Dorothy to George and Jeb

Who are George HW Bush’s children? From his author daughter Dorothy to George and Jeb

In the wake of patriarch, George HW Bush's demise and his funeral which takes place today, we look at a family tree that boasts two presidents and two state governors.

Who was George HW Bush?

Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94 after leading a remarkable life.

From a World War Two hero pilot to the leader of the free world, Bush always led life at the highest level.

He served as United State’s 41st president from 1989 to 1993.

Bush died nearly eight months after his wife, Barbara, of 73 years died.

Together they had four sons and two daughters.

They were George, John, known as Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Pauline, known as Robin, and Dorothy. — and of Son George was president 43 to his father's 41.

Who were his children?

George W Bush

George W Bush was George Sr and Barbara's eldest son born in 1946 and would follow in his father's footsteps to become the 43rd president of the USA.

He was elected governor of Texas in 1994 and US president in 2000, serving two terms in the White House.

"Dubya" is also a former managing general partner of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers.

He married Laura Welch, a former teacher and librarian from Midland, Texas, in 1977.

Pauline Robinson 'Robin' Bush

Robin was born in December 1949 and tragically died on October 11, 1953, of leukaemia.

She is buried in College Station, Texas, on the grounds of the Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University.

John Ellis 'Jeb' Bush

Jeb Bush was born in 1953 and grew up in Houston, Texas.

He worked in banking after graduating from university before moving to Florida and working in real estate.

Bush became governor of Florida in 1998 and remained in the role until 2007.

After that he moved back into finance before running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

He was defeated by Donald Trump.

He married Columba Gallo in 1974 and they have three children, George Prescott, Noelle and John, also known as Jebbie.

Neil Bush

Neil Bush was born in 1955.

He married Sharon Smith in 1980 and they divorced in 2003. In 2004, he married Maria Manass.

Neil has three children with his first wife Lauren, Pierce and Ashley.

He is a founder of Ignite! Learning, an educational software company, and is board chairman of Points of Light, a public service nonprofit.

Marvin Bush

Marvin Bush was born in 1956.

He married Margaret Conway Molster in 1981 and the couple had two children, daughter Marshall and son Charles Walker.

Marvin is co-founder and a managing partner of Winston Partners, a Virginia-based investment firm, and principal at the George W. Bush Presidential Library.

Dorothy 'Doro' Bush Koch

Dorothy "Doro" Bush Koch was born in 1959.

She married William LeBlond in 1982 but they divorced in 1990, and she married Robert "Bobby" Koch in 1992.

Doro and William have two children, Samuel and Nancy Ellis, known as "Ellie”, she and Bobby have two children, Gigi and Robert.

She is a board member of the Washington-based National Rehabilitation Hospital, where she once worked, and serves on the board of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

She is the author of the book My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush.



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