By Paul Schmitt
After a week of mourning President George H.W. Bush ended Thursday with his burial In Texas, one Algoma resident shares his brief encounter with the 41st President of the United States over twenty years ago. Jim Rabas, co-owner of Algoma Motors, had the opportunity to meet Bush at an automobile convention in Puerto Rico in 1996. He describes how he met the former President.
Rabas adds that Bush portrayed a lot of character and was very cordial during his brief meeting. George Bush passed away at the age of 94 last Friday.
(Photo submitted, President Bush and Jim Rabas)