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George H.W. Bush

Address

514 6th St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080948, -103.226876

Forty-First President of the United States

1989-1993

Location: Corner of 6th St. & Main St.

Sculptor: Edward E. Hvlaka

Facts:

  • He was the youngest pilot in the Navy when he received his wings and flew 58 combat missions during World War II
  • He faced a dramatically changing world, as the Cold War ended, the Communist empire broke up, and the Berlin Wall fell
  • He sent 425,000 American troops to free Kuwait from an invasion by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein