Gwenyfred Bush

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Gwenyfred Bush, better known as Gwen Bush,[1] is an American politician from South Carolina, a member of the Republican Party.

A former State Representative, she was a Republican nominee for a United States Senate seat in 1974 held by Ernest Hollings, a popular former Governor of South Carolina. This was also a year when Democrats made many gains while retaining all but one seat. Hollings defeated Bush with a large margin – 69.5–28.6%.

Bush is a resident of Greenville, South Carolina.[2]

She is a namesake of the Gwen Bush Foundation.[3]


  1. ^ Lawrence Kestenbaum. "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Bush". Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - Candidate - Gwen Bush". Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Archived from the original on August 22, 2007. Retrieved August 29, 2007.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Marshall Parker
Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from South Carolina
(Class 3)

Succeeded by
Marshall Mays