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  Bush, Prescott Sheldon
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NamePrescott Sheldon Bush
Address
Greenwich, Connecticut , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born May 15, 1895
DiedOctober 08, 1972 (77 years)
ContributorRP
Last ModifedMcCord 2014
Oct 22, 2012 07:35pm
Tags Pro-Choice -
Info (father of George Herbert Walker Bush, grandfather of President George W. Bush), a Senator from Connecticut; born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 15, 1895; attended the Douglas School of Columbus, Ohio, and St. George�s School, Newport, R.I., 1908-1913; graduated from Yale University in 1917; enlisted in Connecticut National Guard in 1916 and served as captain of Field Artillery in American Expeditionary Forces 1917-1919; engaged in hardware business as a warehouse clerk in St. Louis, Mo.; moved to Greenwich, Conn., in 1924; engaged in banking business in New York City 1926; moderator, Greenwich Representative Town Meeting 1935-1952; trustee, Yale University; unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate in 1950; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James O�Brien McMahon in 1952; reelected in 1956 and served from November 4, 1952, to January 2, 1963; was not a candidate for reelection in 1962; resumed his career in the banking and investment field; died in New York City, October 8, 1972; interment in Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.


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DISCUSSION
Importance? 10.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Dorothy Walker Bush Aug 06, 1921-Oct 08, 1972
Son Prescott S. Bush, Jr. 1922-2010
Son George H. W. Bush 1924-2018
Grandson George W. Bush 1946-
Granddaughter Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush 1949-1953
Grandson Jeb Bush 1953-
Grandson Neil Mallon Bush 1955-
Grandson Marvin Pierce Bush 1956-
Granddaughter Dorothy "Doro" Bush Koch 1959-
Father In-Law George H. "Bert" Walker 1875-1953

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RACES
  11/06/1956 CT US Senate Won 54.84% (+11.79%)
  11/04/1952 CT US Senate - Special Won 51.17% (+2.65%)
  11/07/1950 CT US Senate - Special Lost 49.06% (-0.13%)
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