November 21, 2006 |
Her father left the White House 14 years ago, and her brother is midway through his second term as president. But Dorothy Bush Koch is only now stepping into the spotlight with a new book about the first President Bush and about her family. And she has a few gently pointed words to say about life as the lone daughter in the country's most powerful political family.
June 27, 1992 |
Even political pals such as Dan Quayle and James A. Baker III apparently did not make the guest list for the very private wedding today of President Bush's only daughter. The White House has tried mightily to keep all details under wraps, but some have leaked out, including the names of some of about 100 family members and close personal friends who will travel to Camp David, Md., to watch Dorothy LeBlond wed Bobby Koch.
June 28, 1992 |
President Bush's only daughter, Dorothy, said "I do" on Saturday with former Democratic congressional aide Robert (Bobby) Koch in a 23-minute ceremony in the Maryland countryside, the White House said. The late-afternoon wedding attended by 130 people was held at the secluded presidential mountain retreat, Camp David, about two hours outside Washington.
November 20, 1992 |
Dorothy Walker Bush, the matriarch who saw her son elected President of the United States and then lived to see his downfall, died Thursday at her home in Greenwich, Conn., the White House said. She was 91. She had been in ill health for several years and suffered a stroke on Wednesday. President Bush, accompanied by his daughter, Dorothy Koch, left the White House Thursday morning and spent 70 minutes at her bedside. She died about four hours after he returned to the White House at midday.
May 9, 1989 |
President Bush's mother has been hospitalized near her home in Connecticut for an undisclosed illness, but doctors expect her to be able to return home Wednesday, the White House said today. Dorothy Walker Bush, 87, was taken Monday to a hospital in Greenwich, Conn., the President's press secretary, Marlin Fitzwater, said. He said he had no information about her illness. "Doctors report that she had a good night and is expected to be able to go home tomorrow," Fitzwater said.
November 3, 1989 |
President Bush will visit his mother, Dorothy Walker Bush, at her Greenwich, Conn., home Sunday, the White House announced Thursday. Mrs. Bush, 88, spent a week in the hospital in September with a bout of pneumonia.