George H.W. Bush Now Longest Living President
Former President George H.W. Bush set a new record for the longest living U.S. president.
Bush, 93 years and 166 days old, outlasted the previous oldest president, Gerald Ford, who passed away at 93 and 165 days old. Ronald Reagan also died at 93.
U.S. Presidents by longevity, as of today:
— @GeorgeHWBush: 93 years, 166 days
— Gerald Ford: 93 years, 165 days
— Ronald Reagan: 93 years, 120 days
— Jimmy Carter: 93 years, 55 days
— John Adams: 90 years, 247 days
— Herbert Hoover: 90 years, 71 days
— Gabe Fleisher (@WakeUp2Politics) November 25, 2017
Ronald Reagan's vice president and his wife Barbara also have the longest marriage of any presidential couple and indeed of most couples, going strong at 72 years.
Bush and the four other living former presidents attended a hurricane relief concert in Texas last month after Hurricane Harvey.
CORRECTION: This article previously incorrectly stated that former President Jimmy Carter had died. We sincerely regret the error.