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History
Thursday, April 5, 2007 12:00 am

Records show the Walker branch of President George W. Bush’s family, which settled in central Illinois, included slave owners.

Untitled Document Add President George Walker Bush to the list of top-tier U.S. politicians whose ancestors include slaveholders. U.S. Census records for 1790 to 1830 testify t
History
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 12:00 am

Walkers were kin to man who helped put Lincoln in the White House.

Untitled Document The Bush side of the presidents’ family receives nearly all of the attention from historians; the Walker side, by comparison, is almost anonymous to histo

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