Vice-President George H. W. Bush
Visits Danville, Virginia
On His 64th Birthday
June 12, 1988

By Henry H. Mitchell.

Vice-President George H. W. Bush appeared before a large crowd at the armory in Danville, Virginia, on his 64th birthday, June 12, 1988. On August 18 he would accept the Republican Presidential nomination. At his Danville stop he was campaigning for Linda Arey, candidate for Congress from Virginia's 5th District.


Linda Arey and George H. W. Bush

Linda Arey with George H. W. Bush.



Linda Arey and George H. W. Bush

Linda Arey with George H. W. Bush.



Charles Hawkins, Linda Arey, and George H. W. Bush

Virginia House of Delegates member (later State Senator) Charles Hawkins reminds the assembled crowd that today is Vice-President Bush's birthday.



Charles Hawkins and Linda Arey

Charles Hawkins, at the microphone, leads the crowd a rousing song of “Happy Birthday” to Vice-President Bush.



Sarah, David, and Jonathan Mitchell

Sarah, David, and Jonathan Mitchell with their display of homemade signs, which won them close proximity to (and a big smile from) Vice-President Bush at the rally.