SHELDON PRESCOTT BUSH


Sheldon Prescott Bush, son of Samuel Prescott Bush and wife Flora Sheldon, was born 15 May 1894 [Vol. 6, p. 126 - we double-checked] in Columbus, Franklin Co OH (published accounts say 15 May 1895), and died 8 Oct 1972 in New York City NY. He was married 6 Aug 1921 in Kennebunkport, York Co ME to Dorothy Walker, daughter of George Herbert Walker and wife Lucretia "Loulie" Wear, who was born 1 Jul 1901 near Walker's Point, York Co ME, and died 19 Nov 1992 at Greenwich, Fairfield Co CT. Mr. Bush was a US Senator from Connecticut, 1952-1963. He was involved in the rubber manufacturing industry at the time of his sons birth. Prescott Bush became an investment banker and one of the wealthiest individuals in the United States. His gravestone is in the Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich CT, and may be viewed at a web site Find-a-Grave.com.
  1. Prescott Sheldon, b.1922
  2. George Herbert Walker Bush, b. 12 Jun 1924
  3. Nancy, b. 1926
  4. Jonathan James, b. 1931
  5. William Henry Trotter, b. 1938

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