Before entering politics, George Bush senior was an employee in the oil industry, and also as head of the Zapata Off-Shore Company. In 1966 George Herbert Walker Bush gained his first major platform to enter politics after he was elected as a Republican to the Texas Seventh US Congressional District.
Later in 1971,the then President Nixon appointed Bush as US Ambassador to the United Nations. In 1973 he became governing head of the Republican Party National Committee. Bush became the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for a year in 1976 under Gerald Ford, .
Bush served two terms as vice president to Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989 before being elected to the president position. Then in 1989 George Bush was elected the 41st president of the United States defeating his competitor Democrat Michael Dukakis.
George Bush ordered to conquer the Panama to overthrow the Noriega in 1989 thus continued to preside over the US-led United Nations campaigns to remove the Iraqi forces out of Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991.
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