Columba Bush
American philanthropist
Columba Bush
Columba Bush is a Mexican-born American philanthropist. She is the wife of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
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Columba Bush's personal information overview.
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GOP Presidential Candidates Talk About Their Wives Like It's A 1950s Sitcom
Huffington Post - over 1 year
WASHINGTON -- Women were missing from the GOP debate on Wednesday evening, except for candidate Carly Fiorina and CNBC moderator Becky Quick. But one group did get attention: wives of the male candidates, who made appearances as nags, mothers, and people who don't understand banking. Here are some notable wife references -- along with their professional accomplishments -- from Wednesday's debate, as well from the Republican debate last month, taken from transcripts published by The Washington Post. Oct. 28 debate: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): "I tried ... explaining to my wife why someone named Sallie Mae was taking $1,000 out of our bank account every month." (Jeanette Rubio once worked as a bank teller, according to the Tampa Bay Times. She earned $54,000 advising her husband's top political donor, Norman Braman, on his philanthropic giving in 2013. The charity gave out $250 that year, and spent $149,237 on miscellaneous travel, some of which paid for her to fly to the Holy ...
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Bush Spouse Backs Jeb, but Is Wary of Family Business
NYTimes - about 2 years
After Columba Bush wrestled for months over whether to support her husband, Jeb Bush, if he decided to run for president, the new question confronting her is: What kind of candidate’s wife will she be?
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The GOP's 'Hispanic Consciousness'
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
MIAMI — She was almost like a member of the family. An employee, but almost one of them. For three years, Maria Magdalena Romero had tended to the suburban Miami home of Jeb and Columba Bush, had helped to raise their three children, had twined into the fabric of their lives. Then, with lurching swiftness, she was yanked away. On a mild winter morning in 1991, two immigration agents appeared at the door of the family home looking for the woman Bush’s youngest son and namesake, then just 10 years old, remembers as “a super nice lady.” They carried deportation orders.
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Susan Brandenburg: PVHS students intern at JAXPORT - St. Augustine Record
Google News - over 5 years
Among some of the more prominent portraits she has painted was one of Columba Bush (Gov. Jeb Bush's wife), Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, the late Betty Boyer (wife of Judge Tyrie A. Boyer), and Rhoda McKean, founder of the Cultural Center of Ponte
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Student News - The Ledger
Google News - over 5 years
Harrison School for the Arts students Joshua Veasey and Robert Fleitz were selected from more than 500 students who auditioned for the Arts for Life Scholarship sponsored by Jeb and Columba Bush and the Foundation for Excellence in Education
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Surprise Victor In a Packed Race: Dan Quayle's Son
NYTimes - over 6 years
PHOENIX -- Those who want to stop Ben Quayle from going to Congress had better start studying his old lacrosse game films. Mr. Quayle, who managed a slim win in a crowded field for the Republican nomination for Congress on Tuesday in a district that encompasses northern Phoenix and the upscale Scottsdale and Paradise Valley suburbs, played high
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Guests at the State Dinner
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, were the guests of honor Monday at a state dinner at the White House. Following is a guest list, as provided by the office of the first lady. President Bush and Laura Bush. Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne V. Cheney. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Cmdr. Heber Ackland, Royal Navy,
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Teacher in Space Is Still in NASA's Plans
NYTimes - almost 14 years
They are still eager to go, even though the riskiness of space flight is fresh in their minds. Last month, NASA began a concerted effort to have teachers become astronauts, reasoning that a new corps would help cultivate and inspire the next generation of space explorers. Agency officials say that since the Columbia disintegrated on Feb. 1, killing
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Corrections
NYTimes - over 16 years
A picture caption yesterday about Bush family members at the Republican National Convention misidentified a sister-in-law of George W. Bush. She was Margaret Bush, the wife of Marvin Bush -- not Columba Bush, the wife of Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida.
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THE REPUBLICANS: THE MONEY; Companies Ended Soft Donations But Still Play the Influence Game
NYTimes - over 16 years
When General Motors became the first corporation to voluntarily stop writing large checks to political parties in 1997, the automaker's executives sent a powerful message that they were disgusted by the political culture of cash and influence. ''It's the principle,'' G.M.'s vice chairman, Harry J. Pearce, said after announcing the decision in May
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Candidates Courting Hispanic Vote
NYTimes - over 16 years
''Yo quiero mucho,'' Vice President Al Gore roared in a campaign speech here on Thursday night before the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, assuring its members that he loved them very much. For many Hispanic Americans, especially those eager to vote in this year's presidential election, Mr. Gore and his probable
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FRONT ROW; Driving gloves have a renewed life on the runway, if not in the stores. Back from the Paris and Milan shows, laden with loot.
NYTimes - almost 17 years
The Driving Glove Rides Again Arnold Nerenberg, a clinical psychologist, declares on his Web site, Roadrage.com, that 28,000 Americans died in 1996 from ''aggressive driving.'' Dr. Nerenberg offers no support for this statistic, but that there is a therapist who has carved a specialty out of the unkind things people do on an Interstate indicates
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First Lady of Texas Plays a Firm Second Fiddle
NYTimes - over 17 years
In an era when political spouses like Hillary Rodham Clinton and Marilyn Quayle harbor great ambitions for their husbands, Laura Bush is a throwback. She is a former librarian with little interest in politics. She says she never dreamed that her husband would run for office, or emerge this early as the candidate to beat for the Republican
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Correction
NYTimes - over 17 years
A picture caption last Sunday with an article about United States Customs Service rules on overseas purchases, under which Columba Bush, the wife of the Governor of Florida, was fined recently, misstated the Governor's given name. He is Jeb Bush; George is his brother, the Governor of Texas.
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PERSONAL BUSINESS; The Hazards of Trying to Sneak It In
NYTimes - over 17 years
IF, like Florida's First Lady, you have been known to skirt the rules when bringing back merchandise from abroad, you may want to mend your ways. The United States Customs Service estimates that each year, hundreds of thousands of travelers break the rules, often saying either that they forgot to pay duties or that they didn't know about them. But
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Columba Bush
    FORTIES
  • 1999
    Age 45
    In June 1999, she failed to declare the proper amount of valuables she had purchased on her trip abroad.
    More Details Hide Details She stated that she did not want her husband to know how much she had purchased.
    Bush has been active in promoting the arts. In 1999 she worked with Arts for a Complete Education/Florida Alliance for Arts Education (ACE/FAAE) to develop Arts for Life!, a program devoted to increasing the importance of art in the education system.
    More Details Hide Details She has also used her experience with her family's substance abuse issues to aid treatment and prevention programs such as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). She has served as co-chair of the NIAAA initiative, Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free, and has served on the board of the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1988
    Age 34
    She also appeared in a Spanish language campaign commercial for her father-in-law, George H. W. Bush, in 1988.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1974
    Age 20
    They were married on February 23, 1974, in Austin, Texas.
    More Details Hide Details The couple have three children: George P. Bush, Noelle Bush and Jeb Bush, Jr. Bush's relationship with her mother was the subject of a brief profile in the book Mamá: Latina Daughters Celebrate Their Mothers by María Pérez-Brown (ISBN 0-06-008386-7).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Age 9
    Her parents divorced in 1963.
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  • 1953
    Born
    Born on August 17, 1953.
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