The 41st president of the United States who also served as vice president, congressman, ambassador, director of the CIA, and served in World War II.
He founded the Bush-Overbey Oil Development company after graduating from Yale, and became a millionaire by the time he was 40.
He started The Points of Light Movement to promote volunteerism as a means of solving social and community problems. His presidency is remembered for the Gulf War and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
He was born into a political family, with his father, Prescott, serving as a U.S. senator. He fathered six children with his wife, Barbara, the oldest of whom, George W., would become the 43rd U.S. president.
He and his successor, Bill Clinton, formed a strong bond after Clinton's presidency ended.