George W. Bush and his family lived in the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin from 1995-2001. The mansion is the oldest governor's residence west of the Mississippi, and it has been home to every Texas governor since 1856.
The Texas State Capitol, designed by Elijah Myers, who also designed the Michigan State Capitol.
Inside the Rotunda of the Texas State Capitol.
This portrait of Governor George W. Bush hangs on the ground floor of the Rotunda.
In an acrimonious gubernatorial race in 1994, Governor Ann Richards was defeated by George W. Bush, giving him the political platform to run for president six years later.