Texas News

News > Texas News > Bush bash: Elder ex-president marks 90th birthday

Bush bash: Elder ex-president marks 90th birthday

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday in Maine.

   A family spokesman says a private dinner Thursday evening features a guest list of more than 200 friends and relatives.

   Bush has spent every summer in Kennebunkport except during World War II, when he was a naval aviator.

   As president, Bush was known for jogging, tennis and fast-paced golf at the "summer White House." He's now using a wheelchair because of a form of Parkinsonism that has robbed him of control of his legs. Ken Raynor, a golf pro and friend, said he's lost his mobility but "he hasn't lost his heart."

   Five years ago, Bush celebrated his birthday by jumping from an airplane.

Texas News

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Exclusive video shows Houston police cornering a snake inside a luxury downtown Houston loft --...
Stewart Richardson, the habitual drunk driver who caused a 2009 crash that led to the death of an Arlington boy...
The Texas attorney general says his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic that he says is...
A Texas county released video on Tuesday of Sandra Bland arriving at Waller County Jail, as officials sought to...
Police say a pastor sleeping in his office at a Houston-area church awoke to confront a burglary suspect and then...