Laura Bush Biography


Laura Bush

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Birth Name: Laura Bush
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   71 Years
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First Lady of United States from 2001 to 2009 and the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, Laura is a former school teacher and librarian. As a First lady, she represented US during her foreign trips on HIV/AIDS and malaria awareness. Beautiful and talented lady, Laura Bush was born as Laura Lane Welch in Midland, Texas, United States of America to Harold Welch and Jenna Louise Hawkins Welch. She is an American and is of English descent.

In July 1977, Laura met love of her life George W. Bush while she attended the backyard barbecue party. George W. Bush fell in love with her and proposed her in September and they finally got married on 5th of November. At the end of 1981, she gave birth to a twin daughters being the only First Lady to have given birth to twins. They are still together.

Laura was interested in reading since she was a child. As her love in education grew with her age, she joined James Bowie Elementary School and San Jacinto Junior High School. Few years later, she got enrolled at Robert E. Lee High School and she graduated from there in 1964. She joined Southern Methodist University with a major in education and she also graduated from there in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She began her career as a second grade school teacher. She also served as a school teacher at John F. Kennedy Elementary School. She also worked as a librarian. She became the First Lady of Texas in 1995 and First Lady of the United States in 2001.

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Born in Midland, Texas

1946 4th of November

Beautiful and talented lady, Laura Bush was born as Laura Lane Welch in Midland, Texas, United States of America to Harold Welch and Jenna Louise Hawkins Welch. She is an American and is of English descent.

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Had a car accident

1963 6th of November

At the end of 1963, she stuck in a car. The driver of that was dead after the accident. Her close friend Michael Dutton Douglas was also seriously injured in this accident. She was not charged for this accident. 

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Graduated from Robert E Lee High School

1964

Laura was interested in reading since she was a child. As her love in education grew with her age, she joined James Bowie Elementary School and San Jacinto Junior High School. Few years later, she got enrolled at Robert E. Lee High School and she graduated from there in 1964.

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Graduated from Southern Methodist University

1968

With the completion of her high school graduation, she joined Southern Methodist University with a major in education and she also graduated from there in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1973, she joined University of Texas at Austin.

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Took the job of teacher at Longfellow Elementary School

1968

She began her career as a second grade school teacher at Longfellow Elementary School. She also served as a school teacher at John F. Kennedy Elementary School. She worked there till 1972. She also worked as a librarian.

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Married to George W Bush

1977 5th of November

In July 1977, Laura met love of her life George W. Bush while she attended the backyard barbecue party. George W. Bush fell in love with her and proposed her in September and they finally got married on 5th of November.

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Gave birth to twin daughter

1981 25th of November

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1981.  At the end of 1981, she gave birth to a twin daughters being the only First Lady to have given birth to twins. She named her daughter as Barbara and Jenna.

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Became the First Lady of Texas

1995 17th of January

She became the First Lady of Texas in the early 1995 and she holds this position till the end of 2000. However, during this tenure she didn't attend any events and her works were mainly in the children's health, education, and literacy.

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Became the First Lady of United States

2001

She became the First Lady of United States in 2001 to 2009 after her husband George W. Bush became the 43rd President of the United States. As a first lady of US, she worked on the children and education. 

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