The President of the USA George Bush-senior on the background of flags of Ukraine and USA during a press conference at the White house after signing the agreement with Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk on nuclear weapons. Washington, may 6, 1992.
About it reports Radio Freedom.
The President of the USA George Bush-senior on the background of flags of Ukraine and USA during a press conference at the White house after signing the agreement with Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk on nuclear weapons. Washington, may 6, 1992
The former U.S. President George Bush, Sr., who died Friday, will be buried on Wednesday in Texas, the library that bears his name.
It is located on campus in College station. This was reported on the website of the institution.
As indicated in the statement, the 41st U.S. President buried next to his wife Barbara, who died in April of this year, and daughter Robin, who died in 1953, when she was three years old.
A farewell ceremony will be closed, but students, teachers, and school staff will be able to attend. The day of the funeral, the University will not work.
Farewell to Bush’s earlier will take place in Washington, in the Capitol rotunda in the “heart” of the American Parliament. In history this honour had only a few dozen prominent figures of the United States.
As a sign of respect Bush the President of the United States Donald trump gave the order to close 5 Dec all Executive departments and agencies of the Federal government. He also expressed his condolences, calling the former President an example for many Americans who chose the path of public service. The head of the White house and his wife Melania invited to the funeral.
The 41st U.S. President George Bush Sr. died last Friday. He was 94.
At 18, after finishing school, George Bush went to serve in naval aviation and became the youngest pilot, having made 58 combat missions in the Pacific theater of operations. In 1944 his plane was shot down, but Bush managed to escape.
A long career of George Bush in politics began in Texas where he was elected to the local legislature. Then he was the American representative to the UN, CIA Director, and in 1980 became Vice-President in the administration of Ronald Reagan, and in 1988 was elected President of the United States.
In his reign came the end of the Cold war, the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the operation of the liberation of Kuwait, captured by the troops of Iraq. In the operation “desert Storm” military participated from 30 countries.
After the defeat in the presidential elections of 1991 George Bush senior was actively supported by his son George W. Bush in the fight for the presidency.
He was known for an active lifestyle. He celebrated his 90th birthday by skydiving out of a helicopter. The last 4 years of his life he used a wheelchair. His wife Barbara Bush died on April 17 of this year.
George Bush senior was US President from 20 January 1989 to 20 January 1993.