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Record Group Number: 000108
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Creator: Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush)
Title, Dates: Governor (1999-2007 : Bush) record group.
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Biographical/Historical Note:     John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, the forty-third Governor of Florida, began his gubernatorial term on January 5, 1999.  After graduating from the University of Texas in Austin, Bush pursued a banking career in Houston, Venezuela and back to Houston.  Bush was convinced to come to Florida from Texas in 1980 by builder Armando Codina.  Prior to being elected Governor, he had served as president and chief operating officer of the Miami-based Codina Group, a real estate development company.  Since his arrival in Florida, he has been active in civic and political affairs.  Bush served as Florida's Secretary of Commerce under Governor Bob Martinez and he was the Republican nominee for governor in 1994.  He established the Foundation for Florida's Future, volunteered to assist the Miami Children's Hospital, the United Negro College Fund of South Florida, the United Way of Dade County, and the Dade County Homeless Trust.  In 1995, he wrote "Profiles in Character," a book profiling 14 of Florida's civic heroes.  He has been married to Columba Garnica Gallo, a native of Leon, Mexico since 1977 and they have three children, George, Noelle and John Ellis, Jr.  In 2003, Bush took the oath of office for his second term, having defeated Democrat Bill McBride.
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