Eleanor Bush (1920 - 1980)

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President George H.W. Bush

President George H.W. Bush

Bertha Jean (Bush) Geitman

Bertha Jean (Bush) Geitman

Jessie Marie Bush

Jessie Marie Bush

Barbara Bush, 1943

Barbara Bush, 1943

Michele (Toy) Bush

Michele (Toy) Bush

Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Theda Lou (Bush) Zyluk

Theda Lou (Bush) Zyluk

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Reverend James Smith Bush

Reverend James Smith Bush

Rachel Martin Bush

Rachel Martin Bush

Veronica Christina Bush

Veronica Christina Bush

Veronica Christina Bush

Veronica Christina Bush

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Mary Elizabeth Bush President George H.W. Bush Bertha Jean (Bush) Geitman Jessie Marie Bush

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1920 - In the year that Eleanor Bush was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

1930 - She was just 10 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1934 - By the time she was merely 14 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1977 - By the time she was 57 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

1980 - In the year of Eleanor Bush's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Eleanor Bush died in July 1980 at 60 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on May 9, 1920. There is no information about Eleanor's family or relationships.

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