George Herbert Walker III

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George Herbert Walker III was appointed July 16, 2003, by President George W. Bush as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, and was confirmed by the Senate July 31, 2003.

He is first cousin to former President George H.W. Bush.

Campaign Contributions

"The ambassador’s political contributions include $8,250 to Republicans during the 2000 election, including $1,250 to his cousin’s campaign. Walker gave $3,950 to Republicans for the 2002 election and another $6,000 to Republicans for 2004, including $4,000 to the Bush campaign. Walker’s son, Goldman Sachs executive George Herbert Walker IV, was listed as a Bush Pioneer in 2004, having raised more than $100,000 for the campaign." [1]

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