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A look back in photos at George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. – Bryan-College Station Eagle

President George H.W. Bush and family at his son George W. Bush's second gubernatorial inaugural parade on Congress Avenue in Austin in January, 1999.
President George H.W. Bush and family at his son George W. Bush’s second gubernatorial inaugural parade on Congress Avenue in Austin in January, 1999. Bob Daemmrich

George H.W. Bush – former president, vice-president, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, congressman, Texas oilman and patriarch of an American political dynasty – passed away at his home in Houston on Friday. Here is a photo gallery of mostly Texas moments from the former president’s life.

President George H. W. Bush at work in the Oval Office with his dog Millie.
President George H. W. Bush at work in the Oval Office with his dog Millie. Courtesy of David Valdez Photographic Archive, Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
George H.W. Bush with Larry King in San Antonio during a campaign stop in 1992.
George H.W. Bush with Larry King in San Antonio during a campaign stop in 1992. Bob Daemmrich
Bush receives an honorary degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990.
Bush receives an honorary degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. Bob Daemmrich
Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush visit with their grandchildren in the bedroom of their home in Kennebunkport, Maine in 1987.
Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush visit with their grandchildren in the bedroom of their home in Kennebunkport, Maine in 1987. Courtesy of David Valdez Photographic Archive, Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Presidential candidate George H.W. Bush campaigns on the San Antonio River Walk in 1988.
Presidential candidate George H.W. Bush campaigns on the San Antonio River Walk in 1988. Bob Daemmrich
Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara at the dedication of the Bush School in College Station in 1997.
Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara at the dedication of the Bush School in College Station in 1997. Bob Daemmrich
Vice presidential candidate George H.W. Bush campaigns for Ronald Reagan at the University of Texas at Austin in 1979.
Vice presidential candidate George H.W. Bush campaigns for Ronald Reagan at the University of Texas at Austin in 1979. Bob Daemmrich
George H.W. Bush and son George W. Bush attend a Texas A&M-Texas football game at Kyle Field in College Station in 1999.
George H.W. Bush and son George W. Bush attend a Texas A&M-Texas football game at Kyle Field in College Station in 1999. Bob Daemmrich
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, right, and Luci Baines Johnson, left, receive awards from the Texas State History Museum Foundation in Austin in March 2005. Bush accepts the first
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, right, and Luci Baines Johnson, left, receive awards from the Texas State History Museum Foundation in Austin in March 2005. Bush accepts the first “History Making Texan Award” for himself and wife Barbara Bush. Luci Johnson accepts the award for her mother, Lady Bird Johnson. Bob Daemmrich
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama at a hurricane relief event in College Station in 2017.
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama at a hurricane relief event in College Station in 2017. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the Army's Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump in Kennebunkport, Maine in 2009.
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the Army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump in Kennebunkport, Maine in 2009. U.S. Army Parachute Team/Handout via REUTERS

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