George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush (Born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States. In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and became the youngest pilot in the Navy during World War II. After earning a degree in economics at Yale University, he moved to Midland, Texas where he was successful in the oil and petroleum industry. Bush became involved in politics in 1963 when he became the chairman of the Harris County Republican Party. He became a congressman in 1966, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in 1971, and director of the CIA in 1976. Bush was Ronald Reagan's vice-president and was later elected President in 1988.