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GEORGE PRESCOTT BUSH

Name: George P. Bush                                                                 
Born: 24 April 1976 Texas                                                             
                                                                                     
George Prescott Bush (born April 24, 1976 in Texas) is an attorney and real           
estate developer, who is the eldest of three children of former Florida Governor     
Jeb Bush and his wife Columba. He is the nephew of the President of the United       
States George W. Bush and the grandson of former President George H. W. Bush.         
                                                                                     
He practiced law in Dallas until 2005 before joining N3 Capital, a real estate       
investment company in Fort Worth.                                                     
                                                                                     
His mother, Columba Garnica Gallo, was born in Mexico, and his heritage has made     
him a popular figure with Hispanic voters.                                           
                                                                                     
Bush went to high school with popular musical artist Enrique Iglesias at             
Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami.                                                 
                                                                                     
Like his grandfather and uncle, Bush was a freshman walk-on to the Rice               
University varsity baseball team, but he got little playing time and abandoned       
the game by his sophomore year.                                                       
                                                                                     
According to a 1994 Miami-Dade police incident report, Bush was allegedly             
discovered at 4 A.M. breaking into the home of a former girlfriend, arguing with     
the girl's father, and later driving his Ford Explorer across the lawn. The           
young woman's father called police but did not press charges.                         
                                                                                     
Bush has an undergraduate degree from Rice in 1998 and earned a Juris Doctor         
degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 2003.                           
                                                                                     
He was featured in People Magazine's top 100 Bachelors in 2000.                       
                                                                                     
At the age of 12, Bush spoke before the 1988 Republican National Convention,         
which nominated his grandfather. He campaigned for his uncle, George W. Bush,         
during the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns.                                     
                                                                                     
He has been outspoken on certain issues. In August 2004, during a trip to Mexico     
sponsored by the group Republicans Abroad, he called Venezuelan President Hugo       
Ch├ívez a dictator and criticized the U.S. Border Patrol's use of guns which         
fire plastic pellets packed with chili powder. Bush was quoted as telling             
Mexican media, "If there has been American approval for this policy, that is         
reprehensible. It's kind of barbarous." He attributed the gun usage to "some         
local INS guy who's trying to be tough, act macho", although it is an agency         
policy. The Mexico Solidarity Network pointed out that Bush is the grandson           
of a migrant worker.                                                                 
                                                                                     
When asked in 2003 about whether he planned to run for office himself, Bush           
replied that his grandmother, Barbara Bush, had advised that anyone thinking         
about entering politics should distinguish himself in some other field first: "Make   
a name for yourself, have a family, marry someone great, have some kids, buy a       
house, pay taxes, and do the things everyone also does instead of just running       
out and saying, 'Hey, I'm the nephew of or the son of or the grandson of...'."       
Speaking specifically of his father's White House ambitions, he cites "Bush           
fatigue" as a discouraging factor.                                                   
                                                                                     
On March 21, 2007 the United States Navy Reserve announced the selection of Bush     
for training as an intelligence officer. Once commissioned as an Ensign for           
eight years of reserve service, he will attend officer candidate school and then     
undergo a year of intelligence training, initially assigned to duty near his         
home.                                                                                 
                                                                                     
Bush told The Politico that attending the October 2006 commissioning of the           
aircraft carrier named for his grandfather -- the USS George H.W. Bush --             
inspired him to join the service. He also called the death of Pat Tillman, the       
NFL player and Army Ranger who was killed in a friendly fire incident in             
Afghanistan in 2004, "a wake-up call." When asked to comment, Bush's senior           
assistant, Kyle Hoskinson, said "The Pat Tillman case is one of the saddest in U.S.   
Army history."