Former US President George H W Bush passes away at 94

DN Bureau

The 41st President of the United States of America George H W Bush, passed away.

41st President of the United States of America George H W Bush
41st President of the United States of America George H W Bush

Texas: The 41st President of the United States of America George H W Bush, passed away on November 30 (local time, December 1 IST).

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Jim McGrath, the Spokesman for Bush tweeted a statement issued by the former President's son, the 43rd President George W Bush.

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died. George H. W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens," read the statement.

The 41st President held his post from 1989 and 1993 and steered the foreign policy of the United States in the face of the collapse of the USSR. He was a World War II veteran and was wheel-chair bound in his last days.

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He suffered from vascular Parkinsonism, however specific cause behind his death is unclear as of yet. (ANI)

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