As tributes pour out for the 41st President George H.W. Bush, we dug into the state achieves were Bush’s political past included stop right here in Alabama.
State Auditor, Jim Zeigler say George H.W. Bush showed a love for America and a patriotism at a young age.
Secretary Of State, John Merrill, Says he doesn’t think there has ever been a man who’s been more qualified to serve as our nations chief executive than late President Bush.
Zeigler says Bush was the youngest person ever to become a navy pilot.
He says late Bush signed up in the navy the day after his 18th birthday, and this was in the mist of world war two, he did this knowing he would see action.
These photos housed at Department of Archives, suggest the 41st president was no stranger to Alabama.
This picture is from a fishing trip in Montgomery County.
We also obtained pictures of Bush meeting with former Governor George Wallace in 1986, and a picture of Bush making a campaign stop in Alabama.
Bush 41 actually served in the air national guard here in Alabama.
Agriculture commissioner John McMillian says Bush brought decency to politics.
McMillian say you may not agree with everything they do, but they at least brought class to the White House.