The Honorable George P. Bush (R)

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Texas Land Commissioner
(General Land Office)

Entered Office: 01-02-2015 Term Ends: 12-31-2022

General Information

Profession: Attorney Birthdate: 04-24-1976 Spouse: Amanda

Personal Information

Born in Houston, Texas, April 24, 1976. Commissioner Bush has dedicated his life to public service, working as a public school teacher after graduating from Rice University and serving in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Prior to serving as Texas Land Commissioner, Bush was a successful businessman. He joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP after earning his Juris Doctorate at the University of Texas School of Law. He subsequently co-founded Pennybacker Capital LLC, a real estate private equity firm, in 2007, and St. Augustine Partners LLC, a Fort Worth-based investment firm focused on oil and gas transactions and consulting for private businesses. Commissioner 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. Texas Land Commissioner, January 2, 2015 to present.

Contact and Phone Numbers

(512) 463-5001
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1700 N. Congress Ave.
P.O. Box 12873
Austin, TX 78711-2873
(512) 463-5001
Toll free: (800) 998-4456
(512) 475-1558

Other Offices Held

Ex Officio Member (School Land Board)
Ex Officio Member (Veterans Land Board)