Bush, Barbara (1925 - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Non-Fiction

Former First Lady and author Barbara Bush lives part time at the family's estate on Walkers Point in Kennebunkport, ME. She was born Barbara Pierce in New York, NY and grew up in Rye, NY. She attended Rye schools, graduated from Ashley Hall, a boarding high school, and attended Smith College, dropping out after her freshman year to marry George Herbert Walker Bush. She was a Navy wife during WWII and, for most of her life, a wife and mother. She became First Lady when George H. W. Bush was elected president for two terms, 1989-1993. She has written books for children as well as memoirs.


  • C. Fred's Story (1984)
  • Millie's Book: As Dictated to Barbara Bush (1990)
  • Barbara Bush: A Memoir (1994)
  • Reflections: Life After the White House (2003)

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