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FROM THE ARCHIVES: George H. W. Bush Visits Medford in the 80s and 90s

The former President visited Medford during his Presidential campaigns in 1988 and 1992

Posted: Dec 5, 2018 6:23 PM

MEDFORD, Ore.- George H.W. Bush will be laid to rest in Texas Thursday.

The former President visited Medford during his Presidential campaigns in 1988 and 1992.

Newswatch 12 dug into our archives to relive his visit.

In 1988, then-Vice President Bush visited with the people of Medford during his first Presidential Campaign.

Bush won that election against Democrat candidate Michael Dukakis.

In 1992, Bush returned to campaign at one of the local mills. Bush ended up losing his re-election bid to Democrat Bill Clinton.

George Herbert Walker Bush was the 41st President of the United States.

He died at the of age 94.

The president's health had been in decline in recent months.

He is survived by his five children, including former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Bush was with there his wife when she died at the age of 92 on April 17.

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