James Smith Bush
American lawyer
James Smith Bush
Rev. James Smith Bush was an attorney, Episcopal priest, and religious writer, and an ancestor of the Bush political family. He was the father of business magnate Samuel Prescott Bush, grandfather of US Senator Prescott Bush, great-grandfather of former US President George H. W. Bush and great-great-grandfather of former US President George W. Bush.
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MAC FOOTBALL: Utica Ford revved up, ready to go - The Detroit News
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Ross Leadmon (C/DT), Joe Almaranti (OT), James Bush (OG/DT) and Travis Joseph (FB/NG) return. Joseph was the second-leading rusher. Jimmy White (QB) was the backup quarterback. Bobby Anderson (LB) also returns. Five starters return on both offense and
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New organist for St. Michael's, Litchfield - Foothills Media Group
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James Bush has performed at Bruton Parish Church in Colonial Williamsburg, and now joins the music program at historic St. Michael's Parish in Litchfield. LITCHFIELD — St. Michael's Episcopal Church is pleased to announce the appointment of James F
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Quality will face Shipyard in finals - Pacific Daily News
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Shortly after, teammate James Bush would lift his team to take a 2-1 lead. The action-packed game left the crowd with few dull moments, as Quality's Paul Long found Bush for a wide open shot to extend their lead to 3-1. Quality's captain Matt Cruz
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Märchenhaftes ganz präzise - Märkische Allgemeine
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Kaum einen treffenderen Titel hätte das Ensemble (James Bush am Violoncello, Klaus Eichhorn an der Orgel und Thomas Ihlenfeldt mit der Chitarrone und Barockgitarre) wählen können. Die (Mezzo-)Sopranistin Melanie Hirsch begeisterte ihr Publikum mit
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GCC design committee fighting for more than Chelten Plaza - Newsworks.org
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Others involved include landscape architect Chris Mendel, architects James Bush and Megan Fitzpatrick, and David Hamme, a GCC member and former principal with the Wallace, Roberts and Todd design collaborative. In email chats and over pizza,
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Quality cruises to 10-2 win over Strykers - Pacific Daily News
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Spindel then racked up a goal of his own after receiving a slick assist off of a header from James Bush. Quality did not let up as Cruz and Mercado each booted in a goal, respectively. Mercado collected his third goal with less than five minutes in the
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Redistricting pitched with little fanfare - Albany Herald On-line
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James Bush, chairman of the Dougherty County School Board and chair of the joint redistricting committee, bragged on the way the School Board and the county had worked together on the project and said that, in his opinion, the map the group had
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Digging Deeper: Paying a price for cheating - WALB-TV
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James Bush, DCSS Board Chairman. But they also feel the state should have been more forthcoming with the school system when the investigation was initiated two years ago. "We've asked for information and documentation to look at, the state refused to
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Dougherty School Board stalemates on bond counsel - Albany Herald On-line
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Earlier Monday, DCSS Finance Committee members Anita Williams-Brown and James Bush, who chairs the School Board, voted for a proposal from McKenna, Long and Aldridge of Atlanta, which had a five-year projected cost of $57000, while Carol Tharin
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School Board Members say they want truth from probe - WALB-TV
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James Bush and David Maschke say they're shocked the Governor reversed course and decided to move forward with the probe. The Governor changed his mind late Thursday afternoon. He now says the investigation should continue because of grave concerns
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Task force recommends 3-school plan - The Mercury
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Former District Business Manager James Bush, who led the task force, said after more than a year of fact-finding, discussions and other studies, the group's recommendation was the three-school pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade approach,
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Reapportionment public hearings underway - Albany Herald On-line
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School board and joint redistricting chair James Bush, said he was pleased with the turnout Monday night. "I counted more than 15 people in the room," Bush said. "These public hearings are what it's all about. We will take every point of view expressed
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Dougherty County redistricting hearings set - Albany Herald On-line
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“These meetings are very significant for a couple of reasons,” DCSS Board chairman and joint committee Chairman James Bush said. “First, they allow the public to get a good look at the proposed map and ask questions. If they don't like what they see,
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DCSS holds budget meeting for public - WFXL FOX 31
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“State, federal, and local money is just not there anymore,” said Dougherty County School Board Chair James Bush, “Subsequently we're going to have to live within our means.” School Board officials say the budget is close to the same operating amount
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State's telehealth network provide blueprint for other rural areas - FierceMobileHealthcare (press release)
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In fact, James Bush, the Wyoming Department of Health's Medicaid director, is the chair of the Wyoming Telehealth Consortium, one of the partners in the new network expansion. "Wyoming is custom-made for" telehealth, Bush told the Billings [Mont
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Board tentatively OKs $190M budget - Albany Herald On-line
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Board chairman James Bush said board members will further investigate the potential hire. In other business, DCSS Director of Transportation Kenneth Williams made a pitch for eight new school buses, partially funded by a grant from the State of Georgia
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Dougherty County hires consultant for redistricting plan - WFXL FOX 31
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School Board Member, James Bush, said this joint effort will also save the taxpayers some money. “We have the same boundaries and the same number of members and it would save the tax payers some money because we will split the cost,” said Bush
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1889
    Age 63
    He moved to Ithaca, New York where he died suddenly while raking leaves in 1889.
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  • 1888
    Age 62
    Bush retired to Concord, Massachusetts, and in 1888 left the Episcopal Church altogether and became a Unitarian.
    More Details Hide Details The stress of this separation caused him health problems for the remainder of his life.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1885
    Age 59
    In 1885, his book Evidence of Faith was reviewed by The Literary World as "clear, simple, and unpretending", and summarized as an argument against supernatural explanations for God.
    More Details Hide Details According to the same journal, both works fit into the broad church movement. The Boston Advertiser called the latter work "the best statement of untrammeled spiritual thought" among recent books.
  • 1883
    Age 57
    In 1883, Bush published a collection of sermons called More Words About the Bible, a response to his colleague Heber Newton's book Uses of the Bible.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1872
    Age 46
    In 1872, Bush took a call from Church of the Ascension at West Brighton, Staten Island.
    More Details Hide Details In 1884, during a dispute over a church raffle (a gold watch was auctioned, which he considered gambling), he stepped down.
  • 1867
    Age 41
    In 1867–1872, Bush was called to Grace Church (later Cathedral) in San Francisco, but troubled by family obligations, only stayed five years.
    More Details Hide Details His short stay along with that of photographic roll film inventor Hannibal Goodwin was to be satirized by Mark Twain in his weekly column in The Californian.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1865
    Age 39
    In 1865–66, having been given a health sabbatical by his church, he traveled to San Francisco via the Straits of Magellan on the ironclad monitor with Commodore John Rodgers (a parishioner of his), with international goodwill stops along the way.
    More Details Hide Details Officially, he was designated Commodore's Secretary, but was considered "acting chaplain", giving services on board and even conducting a shipboard wedding for a German American they encountered in Montevideo, an incident Bush recounted in dispatches he wrote for The Overland Monthly. Coincidentally, the fleet observed the punitive shelling of a defenseless Valparaíso, Chile by the Spanish Navy during the Chincha Islands War, after mediation efforts by Rodgers failed.
  • 1859
    Age 33
    On February 24, 1859, he married Harriet Eleanor Fay, daughter of Samuel Howard and Susan Shellman Fay, at Trinity Church, New York City.
    More Details Hide Details Fay was born in Savannah, Georgia. Her father is the sixth generation removed to John Fay, immigrant patriarch, born in England abt. 1648, embarking on 30 May 1656 at Gravesend on the ship Speedwell, & arrived in Boston 27 Jun. 1656.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1855
    Age 29
    This prompted Bush to study divinity with the rector of the Episcopal church there. Ordained a deacon in 1855, he was appointed rector at the newly organized Grace Church in Orange, New Jersey.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1841
    Age 15
    Bush entered Yale College in 1841 (class of 1844), the first of what would become a long family tradition, as his grandson Prescott Sheldon Bush, great-grandsons George H.W. Bush, Prescott Sheldon Bush, Jr. and William H.T. Bush, great great-grandson George W. Bush, and great-great-great-granddaughter Barbara are all Yale alumni.
    More Details Hide Details He is accounted among the over 300 Yale alumni and faculty who supported in 1883 the founding of Wolf's Head Society. After Yale, he returned to Rochester and studied law, joining the bar in 1847. His first wife, Sarah Freeman, lived in Saratoga Springs. They married in 1851, but she died 18 months later during childbirth.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1825
    Born
    Born on June 15, 1825.
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