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James Smith Bush
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1901
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 2, 1978
National Capital, Philippines

James was a graduate of the Yale class of 1922, a managing partner in G. H. Walker & Co, V-P of 1st National Bank of St. Louis, on the board of curators of the Univ. of Missouri, and a Director of the Import-Export Bank under Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy.


He served in the Army Air Force in WWII as a Lt. Colonel. At the end of the war on September 17, 1945, he was driving his family in Middle Island, on Long Island, NY. A truck sideswiped their car on a narrow road. A hurricane had blown itself out over the Carolinas and New York causing heavy rain. He and his wife Caroline Patterson Bush were taken to a nearby army hospital but their 15 year old daughter Henrietta Bush was killed.

He died in the Veterans Medical Center in Quezon City after a long illness. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Prescott Bush (1863 - 1948)
  Flora Sheldon Bush (1872 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Lowe Patterson Shaw (1907 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Henrieta Lowe Bush (1930 - 1945)*
 
 Sibling:
  Prescott Bush (1895 - 1972)*
  James Smith Bush (1901 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Putnam Cemetery
Greenwich
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Ash Montagu
Record added: Sep 10, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11720669
James Smith Bush
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James Smith Bush
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