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December 26, 1991
Dorothy Bush, 75, who called the roll at every Democratic National Convention for more than 40 years. As secretary of the Democratic National Committee, Mrs. Bush called the roll of the states and kept the vote count that led to the nomination of every Democratic presidential ticket from Roosevelt-Truman in 1944 to Dukakis-Bentsen in 1988. Mrs. Bush, born in Baldwyn, Miss., served under 17 Democratic chairman and 10 presidents.
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November 20, 1992 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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August 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Dorothy Bush, who has called the roll of the states at every Democratic National Convention since 1944, will resign as the party's secretary, it was announced Tuesday. Bush's resignation, which has been expected for some time, will become formal at the Democratic National Committee's meeting Sept. 26-28. Bush, 72, is familiar to convention watchers as the person who, since the 1944 convention that nominated Franklin D. Roosevelt, called on the state delegations to announce their votes.
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June 28, 1992 | From Associated Press
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.
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June 27, 1992 | From Associated Press
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.
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June 28, 1992 | From Associated Press
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.
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November 20, 1992 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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May 9, 1989 | From Times wire services
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.
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November 3, 1989 | Associated Press
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.
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September 22, 1989 | From United Press International
Doctors treating President Bush's mother upgraded her condition to good Thursday and said she should be able to return home in about four days, hospital officials said. Dorothy Walker Bush, 88, was admitted to the hospital Monday, suffering from a mild respiratory condition.
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June 27, 1992 | From Associated Press
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.
NEWS
December 26, 1991
Dorothy Bush, 75, who called the roll at every Democratic National Convention for more than 40 years. As secretary of the Democratic National Committee, Mrs. Bush called the roll of the states and kept the vote count that led to the nomination of every Democratic presidential ticket from Roosevelt-Truman in 1944 to Dukakis-Bentsen in 1988. Mrs. Bush, born in Baldwyn, Miss., served under 17 Democratic chairman and 10 presidents.
NEWS
August 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Dorothy Bush, who has called the roll of the states at every Democratic National Convention since 1944, will resign as the party's secretary, it was announced Tuesday. Bush's resignation, which has been expected for some time, will become formal at the Democratic National Committee's meeting Sept. 26-28. Bush, 72, is familiar to convention watchers as the person who, since the 1944 convention that nominated Franklin D. Roosevelt, called on the state delegations to announce their votes.
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May 11, 1989 | From United Press International
The condition of President Bush's mother improved Wednesday as she responded to treatment for what doctors believe was a slight stroke, Greenwich Hospital officials said. Dorothy Walker Bush, 87, was upgraded to good condition and was expected to be released as early as today or Friday.
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