Laura Bush

First Lady

Birthday November 4, 1946

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Midland, TX

Age 77 years old

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About

Former First Lady of the United States and wife of President George W. Bush. She spent her tenure in the White House as an advocate for educational reform and HIV/AIDS awareness.

Before Fame

In 1963, she ran a stop sign while driving, resulting in the accidental death of her friend Michael Dutton Douglas.

Trivia

Her support of Roe v. Wade, a supreme court case that protects a woman's right to choose, was controversial because of her husband's conservative ideology.

Family Life

She was working as a librarian in Austin, Texas when she met her future husband, George W. Bush. She married Bush in 1977 and subsequently gave birth to fraternal twins Jenna and Barbara Bush.

Associated With

She married into the family of former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush.