President George H.W. Bush: A life of public service
George H.W. Bush, the 41st president and a Republican, served one term in the White House. The father of former President George W. Bush, he also served as a congressman, as ambassador to the United Nations, as CIA director and as vice president.
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George H.W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush attend a program Nov. 11, 2014, to launch their son's new book, "41: A Portrait of My Father," at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.