George Bush

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George Bush
Born 12 June 1924

Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.

Died 30 November 2018 (aged 94)

Houston, Texas, U.S.

Occupation Chairman and CEO of Exxon
Net Worth $21 Billion (November 2018)
Political Party Republican Party
Spouse Barbara Bush (m. 1945–2018)
Issue George Jr. • Robin • Jeb • Neil • Marvin • Dorothy
Parent(s) Prescott Bush
Dorothy Walker
Relatives See Bush Family

George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American businessman. He served as the chief executive officer of Exxon from 1978 to 1995. Whilst CEO of Exxon, Bush was known for endorsing actions to prevent oil spills to preserve the environment by petitioning the government as well as an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 1982 which gained him a lot of negative publicity. By the time he stood down in 1995, Exxon's profits had nearly doubled.

Bush was a prominent donor in the Republican Party and unsuccessfully stood for office in Texas four times between 1964 to 1970. His profits helped to fund his relative’s bids for political office, with the Bush family being the most politically successful family ever in Texas and the most politically successful family at the moment in the whole United States.