Photos of George Bush in the suburbs

 
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George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president, received a warm welcome during his many visits over the years to the then heavily Republican suburbs.

Bush visited the area before, during and after his presidency. Suburban Republicans served key roles in his administration, and he visited local businesses and held campaign rallies here.

Vice President George Bush mans the phones at a Republican campaign event in Libertyville March 1, 1988.
Vice President George Bush mans the phones at a Republican campaign event in Libertyville March 1, 1988.
Daily Herald file photo March 1988
Vice President George Bush speaks to the Wheeling Township Republicans and St. Viator High School.
Vice President George Bush speaks to the Wheeling Township Republicans and St. Viator High School.
Daily Herald file photo from the 1980s
Vice President George Bush speaks to the Wheeling Township Republicans and St. Viator High School.
Vice President George Bush speaks to the Wheeling Township Republicans and St. Viator High School.
Daily Herald file photo from the 1980s
George and Barbara Bush wave as they ride in a parade in Cicero/Berwyn April 30, 1988.
George and Barbara Bush wave as they ride in a parade in Cicero/Berwyn April 30, 1988.
Daily Herald file photo April 1988
Presidential candidate George Bush and Ill. Gov. Jim Thompson in Des Plaines March 15, 1988.
Presidential candidate George Bush and Ill. Gov. Jim Thompson in Des Plaines March 15, 1988.
Daily Herald file photo March 1988
Former President George H.W. Bush addresses a crowd of 5,300 at Elgin High School on Jan. 29, 1997, to kick off a yearlong effort by Money magazine to raise the financial IQ of Elgin residents.
Former President George H.W. Bush addresses a crowd of 5,300 at Elgin High School on Jan. 29, 1997, to kick off a yearlong effort by Money magazine to raise the financial IQ of Elgin residents.
Daily Herald file photo January 1997
President George Bush speaks to employees at Motorola in Schaumburg, Friday Sept. 25, 1992.
President George Bush speaks to employees at Motorola in Schaumburg, Friday Sept. 25, 1992.
Daily Herald file photo September 1992
Vice President George Bush speaks to the American Newspaper Publishers Association in Chicago May 5, 1981.
Vice President George Bush speaks to the American Newspaper Publishers Association in Chicago May 5, 1981.
Daily Herald file photo May 1981
Former President George Bush works his way through the trading floor of the futures markets in Chicago.
Former President George Bush works his way through the trading floor of the futures markets in Chicago.
Daily Herald file photo from the 1990s
President George H.W. Bush addresses the National Association of Evangelicals Convention March 4, 1992.
President George H.W. Bush addresses the National Association of Evangelicals Convention March 4, 1992.
Daily Herald file photo March 1992
President George H.W. Bush speaks to a large crowd during a campaign stop while running for reelection Sunday Oct 18, 1992.
  President George H.W. Bush speaks to a large crowd during a campaign stop while running for reelection Sunday Oct 18, 1992.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer October 1992
President George H.W. Bush watches as Motorola Technician Lue Ann Johnson of Elgin demonstrates a piece of equipment in the Schaumburg plant Sep. 26, 1992.
President George H.W. Bush watches as Motorola Technician Lue Ann Johnson of Elgin demonstrates a piece of equipment in the Schaumburg plant Sep. 26, 1992.
Daily Herald file photo September 1992
President George H.W. Bush makes his way from the motorcade to the speaking area at Busse Woods Aug. 3, 1992.
President George H.W. Bush makes his way from the motorcade to the speaking area at Busse Woods Aug. 3, 1992.
Daily Herald file photo August 1992
President George H.W. Bush and Mitchell Kobelinski, chairman of the Copernicus Foundation, greet the crowd at Taste of Polonia.
President George H.W. Bush and Mitchell Kobelinski, chairman of the Copernicus Foundation, greet the crowd at Taste of Polonia.
Daily Herald file photo September 1992
Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush at the 1980 Republican National Convention at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The convention nominated  Reagan of California for president and Bush of Texas for vice president.
Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush at the 1980 Republican National Convention at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The convention nominated Reagan of California for president and Bush of Texas for vice president.
Daily Herald file photo July 1980
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