John B. Larson

Connecticut leaders react to death of George H.W. Bush

Connecticut leaders react to death of George H.W. Bush

Tributes from political leaders across Connecticut poured in Saturday as the state woke up to the news that former President George H.W. Bush, who was raised in Greenwich and graduated from Yale, had died at 94.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

“President George H.W. Bush was not only the leader of our nation during a time of transition in a post-Cold War world, but he was also a son of Connecticut, a war hero, a baseball enthusiast, and a dedicated and selfless public servant. His commitment to serve this nation when called upon in numerous ways – as an aviator, a congressman, the head of the CIA, vice president, and as president and commander-in-chief – illustrated his undying love...

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