Former First Lady of the United States

Barbara Bush is ...

Born 8 Jun 1925 in Manhattan
Died 17 Apr 2018 in Houston
Age92 years, 10 months
Causepulmonary emphysema
Barbara Bush
Barbara Bush
Former First Lady Mrs. Barbara Bush at LBJ Presidential Library in 2012.

About Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President of the United States. She previously was Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd Governor of Florida. Barbara Pierce was born in Flushing, New York, on June 8, 1925. She met George Herbert Walker Bush at the age of sixteen, and the two married in Rye, New York, in 1945, while he was on leave during his deployment as a Naval officer in World War II. They moved to Texas in 1950, where George later began his political career. As First Lady of the United States, Bush worked to advance the cause of universal literacy, founding the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

She is also known as Barbara Pierce Bush.