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Prescott Sheldon Bush
Prescott Sheldon Bush
Sen.

  • Born 15 May 1895 - Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
  • Deceased 8 October 1972 - New York, NY,aged 77 years old
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Social Security Number:091-26-7848
BUSH, Prescott Sheldon, (father of George Herbert Walker Bush, grandfather of President George W. Bush), a Senator from Connecticut; born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 15, 1895; attended the Douglas School of Columbus, Ohio, and St. George's School, Newport, R.I., 1908-1913; graduated from Yale University in 1917; enlisted in Connecticut National Guard in 1916 and served as captain of Field Artillery in American Expeditionary Forces 1917-1919; engaged in hardware business as a warehouse clerk in St. Louis, Mo.; moved to Greenwich, Conn., in 1924; engaged in banking business in New York City 1926; moderator, Greenwich Representative Town Meeting 1935-1952; trustee, Yale University; unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate in 1950; elected on November 4, 1952, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James O'Brien McMahon; reelected in 1956 and served from November 4, 1952, to January 2, 1963; was not a candidate for reelection in 1962; resumed his career in the banking and investment field; died in New York City, October 8, 1972; interment in Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_Timothy Bush 1766-1850
                                                   _____|8_Obadiah Newcomb Bush 1797-ca 1851
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Lydia Newcomb 1763-1835
                         _____|4_James Smith Bush, Rev. 1825-1889
                        /                        \                          _____|18_Sanford Smith, Dr. 1760-1815
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Harriet Smith 1800-1867
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Priscilla Whipple ca 1763-1838
|2_Samuel Prescott Bush 1863-1948
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Samuel Prescott Phillips Fay 1778-1856
|                     \                           _____|10_Samuel Howard Fay 1804-1847
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Harriet Howard 1782-1847
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Harriet Eleanor Fay 1829-1924
|                                                \                          _____|22_John Shellman 1756-1838
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Susan Shellman 1808-1887
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Clarissa Montfort †1845
|--1_Prescott Sheldon Bush, Sen. 1895-1972
|                                                  _____|12_Thomas H. Sheldon 1818-1854
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|                       _____|6_Robert Emmet Sheldon 1845-1917
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|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Martha Uncles 1824-1912
|3_Flora Sheldon 1872-1920
                      \                                                     _____|28_Samuel Herrick Butler 1785-1851
                       \                           _____|14_Courtland Philip Livingston Butler 1813-1891
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Judith Livingston 1785-1858
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Mary Elizabeth Butler 1850-1897
                                                  \                         _____|30_Levi Pierce 1797-ca 1838
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Elizabeth Slade Pierce 1822-1901
                                                                             ¯¯¯¯¯|31_Elizabeth Slade Wheeler 1800-1881