Prescott Bush’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 15, 1895

Death Date

Oct 8, 1972

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Place of Death

Oct 8, 1972



The politician Prescott Bush died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

United States Senator, representing Connecticut from 1952 until January 1963 who was the father of 41st U.S. president . He was one of the directors of the Union Banking Corporation and he was also vice-president of A. Harriman & Co, an American investment bank and securities firm.

His father Samuel Prescott Bush managed the Buckeye Steel Casting Company, run by J.D. Rockefeller’s brother.



“I emphasize… that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us, because three or four of us were really running the business, the day to day business.” (Prescott Bush)


“It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.” (Prescott Bush)


“We must maintain strong defenses, military and spiritual.” (Prescott Bush)


“We had representatives of most every ethnic group in the public school, and I always felt that this gave me a sense of balance about those ethnic problems that was useful to me in later life, and particularly in political life.” (Prescott Bush)