Hometown: Crawford, Texas
- Formed his own oil business, Arbusto Corp., in 1977 ('arbusto' is Spanis
- Elected Governor in 1994 and re-elected in 1998.
- Aide to former President Bush (1987-92)
- Unsuccessful run for Congress in 1978, after which is distanced himself more from his father politically.
- Educated at Midland public schools and then Andover Prep School.
- B.A. in History, Yale University (1968).
- M.B.A., Harvard Business School (1975).
Birth: Jul 6, 1946,
- Raised in Midland, a boom-and-bust oil town in the dusty Texas plains.
- Younger sister Robin died of leukemia when George was 7 years old.
- Married Laura Welch, a librarian who grew up in Midland, in 1977.
- Twin daughters - Jenna and Barbara, 16.
- They reside with their dog, Spot, and their two cats, India and Cowboy.
President Bush is a Methodist and has served on the boards of various charitable, business, and civic organizations.
Texas Air National Guard, F-102 fighter pilot, 1968-73.
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