Jeb Bush 2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Jeb BushPersonal Information

John EllisJebBush

Born February 11, 1953 in Midland, Tx to George H.W. and Barbara Bush. His nickname comes from his initials – J.E.B.

Married his wife Columba in 1974, who he’s known since his teaching days in Mexico. They have three children and four grandchildren.

Graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas with a B.A. in Latin American Studies.

Civic Organizations
Volunteered with Miami Children’s Hospital, the United Way and the Dade County Homeless Trust.

Co-chair of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Co-founded the first charter school in the State of Florida: Liberty City Charter School, a grades K-6 elementary school

Established the Points of Light program in 2000 to recognize an “exemplary volunteer, organization, or person”

Religious Beliefs

Roman Catholic

Military Career


Civilian Career
1977 – Branch Manager and VP of the Caracus, Venezuela branch of the Texas Commerce Bank

1980-1986 Worked in real estate eventually becoming a partner in The Cordina Group

Political Career

1986-1988 – Appointed Florida’s Secretary of Commerce

1994 – Ran a failed bid for Florida governor

1998-2007 – Governor of Florida

Political Party Affiliation

Political Stances

Questions the degree to which global warming is caused by man

For comprehensive immigration reform to include a “path to citizenship” for illegal aliens

Opposed to Net Neutrality

Pro-Second Amendment



On The Web
All in for Jeb – 2016 Candidate Website
Jeb Bush’s Facebook Page
Jeb Bush on Twitter 

In The News

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