ABOUT GEORGE P.
Husband, Father, Businessman, Navy Veteran and Texas Land Commissioner
George Prescott Bush is a native Texan, born in Houston on April 24, 1976. As an Attorney, Businessman, former school teacher, former Naval Officer and your current Texas Land Commissioner, George P. Bush has dedicated his life to public service.
Bush was first elected as the 28th Texas Land Commissioner on Nov. 4, 2014 and was overwhelmingly re-elected on November 6, 2018. As Texas Land Commissioner, Bush serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. He does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources.
Since September of 2017, Commissioner Bush and the General Land Office (GLO) have led the state’s housing-related recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey, helping more than 60,000 victims of Hurricane Harvey rebuild their homes and their lives.
In 2006, Bush applied to the U.S. Naval Reserve through the Direct Commission Officer program. In June of 2010, he was mobilized for an eight-month tour of duty at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Bush is the grandson of President George H.W. Bush, the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the nephew of President George W. Bush. He lives in Austin with his wife, Amanda, and their two sons.