Laura Bush

 

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Summary of Laura Bush - First Lady of America
Our summary and fast facts about Laura Bush provides an interesting and easy way to learn about the life of the First Lady of President George W Bush. Laura Bush was a popular First Lady who won the hearts of the nation when she comforted the families and the victims of the September 11, 2001. Laura had started her career as a school teacher and librarian and her love of books led to her support of literacy and education.

Facts about Laura Bush - First Lady "Bushie"
Laura Bush undertook the role of First Lady to George W Bush, the 43rd President of the United States who served in office from January 20, 2001 to January 20, 2009.  What was the life of Laura Bush like? The Facts about Laura Bush covers important information, dates and interesting facts about her birth, her early life, her family, her personality with a biography and the accomplishments of Laura Bush as the First Lady of the United States of America.

Facts about Laura Bush: Fact Sheet of Laura Bush
Facts and Info: This fast fact sheet provides important information about Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States of America.

 
Laura Bush Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President George W Bush
Relationship to President George W Bush: Wife
Date Laura Bush entered White House as First Lady: January 20, 2001
Term of Presidency: 2001 - 2009
When and where was Laura Bush born?  

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 She was born on November 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas
What was the name of her father and mother?
 The name of her parents: Harold Bruce Welch & Jenna Hawkins Welch. She was well educated at Southern Methodist University in 1968 and received a Master of Library Science at University of Texas at Austin
What was her relationship to President George W Bush?
 She was his wife
When did she marry?
 She married George Walker Bush on November 5, 1977
What are the names of her children?
 The names of her twin daughters are Barbara Pierce & Jenna Welch (1981 present)
Laura Bush Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President George W Bush

Facts about Laura Bush: Fast Overview of Events in the White House
Facts and Info: Laura Bush assumed the position of First Lady to President George W Bush. She witnessed the important events of his presidency that included the
terrorist attack on September 11, 2001  and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Personality and Character: Laura Bush Quotes
Facts and Info: An insight into the personal views, character and personality of this First Lady may be obtained from the following Laura Bush quotes:

"For a first lady, there are moments of maximum political controversy, and they often strike without warning." Laura Bush quote

"I was like all first ladies in that I wanted to look good. I knew how interested the public and the press are in what first ladies wear. Like the women before me, I wanted to look elegant, to appear my best at events here and abroad,
and not to glance back later at White House photos and silently cringe." Laura Bush quote

Facts about Laura Bush: Her Nickname or Pet Name "Bushie"
Facts and Info: This First Lady was known
by the familiar and affectionate nickname of "Bushie".

Facts about Laura Bush: First Events
Facts and Info: She was the 1st First Lady to
to deliver the White House weekly radio address on November 17, 2001. Laura is the only First Lady to have twins.

Facts about the Causes and Accomplishments of Laura Bush
Facts and Info: First Ladies are not elected so have no official role. Their accomplishments are therefore based on their own particular wishes that ranged from political interests, humanitarian and charitable causes or duties relating to their family or social responsibilities. The causes and accomplishments of Laura Bush were demonstrated in her support of literacy and launched "Ready to Read, Ready to Learn" campaign. Laura Bush established the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy in 1989 and worked to help pass the National Literacy Act in 1991.

Facts about Laura Bush: The Early Life of Laura Bush
Facts and Info: Laura Bush
was born on on November 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas. Her parents were Harold Bruce Welch & Jenna Hawkins Welch. Her wealthy father was the owner of home building company. Laura was well educated at Southern Methodist University and received a Master of Library Science at University of Texas at Austin. After completing her education Laura began her career as an elementary school teacher and librarian at the Mollie Dawson Elementary school. Laura met George Bush at a barbeque, it was love at first sight and the couple were married three months later on November 5, 1977 at the First United Methodist Church in Midland. They had twin daughters whose names are Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Hager. Laura Bush supported her husband in his political career which led them both to the White House.

Facts about Laura Bush: Life at the White House
Facts and Info: George Bush was elected President of the United States and Laura Bush assumed the role as First Lady on
January 20, 2001. Laura Bush did not seek the limelight but her intention to keep a relatively low profile changed on September 11, 2001 when the terrorist attack shocked the nation. Laura Bush and her husband led the country in mourning, winning and won praise for her efforts to comfort the victims of the attacks. The war against Afghanistan and Iraq followed in this terrible time in the history of America. Laura Bush was a popular First Lady in America and in Europe. In January 2002, she testified before the Senate Committee on Education and supported the causes of education and literacy. Laura Bush also established the annual National Book Festival to provide funding for America's libraries.  Laura was made an honorary ambassador for the United Nations Decade of Literacy and successfully hosted the Conference on Global Literacy in September 2006. In December 2008 she received the Freedom Award from the relief organization Christian Freedom International. Her husband's presidency drew to a close and the couple left the White House on January 20, 2009.

 

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The Facts about Laura Bush provides a fast overview of the key facts and events in the biography about her life and accomplishments as the First Lady of George W Bush. The following video enables you to sit back and listen to the history of the personal and political life of George W Bush, the man she supported. A useful biography and educational resource for kids, children and schools learning about the life and family of Laura Bush.

 

 

 

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