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Overview (3)

Born in Midland, Texas, USA
Birth NameLaura Lane Welch
Height 5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Laura Bush was born on November 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas, USA as Laura Lane Welch. She has been married to George W. Bush since November 5, 1977. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

George W. Bush (5 November 1977 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (18)

Was a public school teacher and librarian in the Houston, Dallas and Austin school systems.
Earned a bachelor's degree in education from Southern Methodist University (1968), and then earned a master's degree in library science from the University of Texas at Austin (1973).
Her secret service codename is "Tempo".
Twin daughters, Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush, born 25 November 1981.
Named the "Most Fascinating Person of 2002" on the annual Barbara Walters' special.
First lady of the United States (2001-2009).
Shares a birthday with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
Her favorite singer is Van Morrison. Morrison was invited to play at Bush's inaugural ball, but declined.
She loves watching the show Desperate Housewives (2004).
Her favorite actress is Meryl Streep.
Country music fan (George Jones, Faron Young and Willie Nelson).
Mother-in-law of Henry Hager.
Daughter-in-law of George Bush and Barbara Bush.
Release of the children's book, "Read All About It!" by Laura and Jenna Bush. [April 2008]
Release of her memoir, "Spoken From the Heart". [May 2010]
Only First Lady to date (2018) who gave birth to twins.
While first lady she consistently had historically high approval ratings for the position, reaching peaks of 85%.
Her mother born Jenna Louise Hawkins on 24/7/1919, in Little Rock, Arkansas died in Texas on 9/5/2019. Her father Harold Welch died in 1995.

Personal Quotes (2)

I don't need people to watch what I say because I'm pretty well behaved.
When I was in my 20s, I was a bookworm - spent 12 hours of the day in the library. How I met George, I'll never know.

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