Prescott Bush

1895 - 1972

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Prescott Sheldon Bush (May 15, 1895 – October 8, 1972) was an American banker and politician. After working as a Wall Street executive investment banker, he represented Connecticut in the United States Senate from 1952 to 1963. A member of the Bush family, he was the father of former Vice President and President George H. W. Bush, and the paternal grandfather of former Texas Governor and President George W. Bush and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.Born in Columbus, Ohio, Bush graduated from Yale College and served as an artillery officer during World War I. After the war, he worked for several companies, becoming a minor partner of the A. Harriman & Co. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prescott Bush has received more than 3,335,987 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Prescott Bush is the 6,259th most popular politician (up from 7,233rd in 2019), the 2,184th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,408th in 2019) and the 131st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Prescott Bush ranks 6,259 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Wenxuan of Northern Qi, Marcello Tegalliano, Gerolama Orsini, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, Az-Zahir, and Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. After him are Carlos Lacoste, Vímara Peres, Birutė, Morihiro Hosokawa, Alain Juppé, and Emperor Daozong of Liao.

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Among people born in 1895, Prescott Bush ranks 93Before him are Albert Cohen, Max Koegel, Lewis Mumford, Princess Margaret of Denmark, Archduke Wilhelm of Austria, and Marcel Janco. After him are Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Matthew Ridgway, Kurt Schumacher, Sheng Shicai, Heinrich Eberbach, and Michel Simon. Among people deceased in 1972, Prescott Bush ranks 63Before him are Lester B. Pearson, Eugène Tisserant, Hugo Steinhaus, Aspasia Manos, Chen Yi, and George, Crown Prince of Serbia. After him are Matvei Zakharov, Viktor Barna, Frans Masereel, Frank Knight, Clara Campoamor, and George Sanders.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Prescott Bush ranks 2,184 out of 15,968Before him are Griffin Dunne (1955), Henry J. Heinz (1844), Preston Tucker (1903), Neil Sedaka (1939), Roberta Flack (1937), and Blythe Danner (1943). After him are Aaron Russo (1943), Alben W. Barkley (1877), David Woodard (1964), Terry Riley (1935), Elijah Wood (1981), and Jack Kemp (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Prescott Bush ranks 131Before him are Henry L. Stimson (1867), Hubert Humphrey (1911), Curtis LeMay (1906), Kamehameha II (1797), Paul Wolfowitz (1943), and Ron Paul (1935). After him are Alben W. Barkley (1877), Jack Kemp (1935), Edith Head (1897), Leland Stanford (1824), Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851), and Oliver Winchester (1810).