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President George H.W. Bush

Midland, Texas - Undated file photo -- Future United States President George H.W. Bush in the oil business in Midland, Texas. Following his graduation from Yale University in 1948, George and Barbara Bush moved to Texas, where he worked as an oil field supply salesman for Dresser Industries. In 1951, he co-founded a small royalty firm, The Bush-Overbey Oil Development Company. Two years later he co-founded the Zapata Petroleum Corporation. In 1954, at the age of 30, he became co-founder and president of a third firm, Zapata Off-Shore. Zapata pioneered in experimental offshore drilling equipment. .Credit: White House via CNP
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George H.W. Bush in the Oil Business
Midland, Texas - Undated file photo -- Future United States President George H.W. Bush in the oil business in Midland, Texas. Following his graduation from Yale University in 1948, George and Barbara Bush moved to Texas, where he worked as an oil field supply salesman for Dresser Industries. In 1951, he co-founded a small royalty firm, The Bush-Overbey Oil Development Company. Two years later he co-founded the Zapata Petroleum Corporation. In 1954, at the age of 30, he became co-founder and...
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Filename: GHW_Bush_Oil.jpg
From gallery: President George H.W. Bush
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 1 Jan 1952
Location: Midland Texas United States of America
Credit: White House via CNP
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