George H. Bush

George H. Bush (February 18, 1857 – July 1, 1898) was an American lawyer politician from New York.


Bush was born in Greenfield Park, New York on February 18, 1857. He was of Irish and German parentage.[1]

Bush studied law in Cornell University and passed the state bar shortly after graduating. He served as Town Clerk of Wawarsing and Police Justice of Ellenville.[1]

In 1888, Bush was elected to the New York State Assembly as a Democrat, representing the Ulster County 3rd District. He served in the Assembly in 1889, 1890, 1891, and 1892. In 1892, he was the Majority Leader and Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.[1]

Bush was a delegate to the 1894 New York Constitutional Convention.[2] A month before the Convention, he was appointed Building Commissioner for the Eastern New York Reformatory.[3]

Bush's wife was Lulu DuBois. He died at home in Ellenville of a GI bleed on July 1, 1898.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Lloyd, Will L. (1892). The New York Red Book. Albany: James B. Lyon. p. 110.
  2. ^ The Convention Manuel of Procedures, Forms, and Rules for the Regulation of Business in the Sixth New York State Constitutional Convention, 1894. Part 1, Vol. 2. Albany: The Argus Company. 1894. pp. cii.
  3. ^ Palmer, John (1895). Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York, 1895. Albany: The Argus Company. p. 415.
  4. ^ "Death of Ex-Assemblyman Bush". The New Paltz Independent. 8 July 1898.

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New York State Assembly
Preceded by
Charles H. Weidner
New York State Assembly
Ulster County, 3rd District

Succeeded by
District Abolished