Babies-in-Chief: Texan Presidents as Children

Happy Presidents' Day! Before the three presidents from Texas were politicians they were ... babies. See baby pictures of LBJ, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson
A true son of the Hill County, little Lyndon was born in a farmhouse on the banks of the Pedernales River in August 1908.

At six months old, LBJ mugs for the camera with his stuffed bear. (LBJ Library photo.)

Lyndon at around age seven. (LBJ Library photo.)

George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush led a charmed childhood in New England and would not move to Texas until he graduated from Yale.

George H.W. Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine, circa 1925. (George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.)

George H. W. Bush and sister, Nancy, sometime around the future president’s fourth birthday. (George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.)

George W. Bush
George W. Bush was born in New Haven but got to Texas as fast as he could, moving to Midland as a toddler.

George H. W. and George W. Bush wear matching Yale jerseys in a 1946 photo. (George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.)

A baby George W. Bush, perched on his father’s shoulders, gets an early look at New Haven in 1947. (George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.)

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