Valdez, David, 1949-

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David Valdez was born on June 1, 1949 in Alice, Texas. He graduated from the University of Maryland - College Park with a B.A. in 1978. He served in the Air Force from 1967 to 1971, starting out as a field photographer. He has served in the following capacities over his career as a professional photographer: stringer photographer for the United States Information Agency; Dunlop Studios; Department of Agriculture; and Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary at the Department of Housing ad Urban Development. He left public service to become Chief Photographer for Nation's Business magazine. In 1983, he was selected to serve as the Vice President's Photographer, to then Vice President George H. W. Bush. In 1988, when Mr. Bush became President, he became the President's Photographer and Director of the White House Photo Office. He left the White House in 1993 to serve as General Manager of Photography for Walt Disney Attractions. David Valdez's work has been published in various publications such as Life, Newsweek, Time, U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, and People. In 1997, he published a book entitled, George Herbert Walker Bush: A Photographic Profile. Since May 2002, he has served as Vice President of Business Development for Blue Pixel, a digital consulting group.

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creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President-elect and Mrs. Bush have their picture taken by their granddaughter, Barbara Bush, at the Inaugural Gala on January 19, 1989 at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Vice President and Mrs. Bush traveling on Air Force II during the 1984 Presidential Campaign
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush pose with their children, their spouses and grandchildren for a family portrait in Houston, Texas
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush makes a speech at the Iwo Jima Memorial regarding the American Flag
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush rides in a HUMVEE with General H. Norman Schwarzkopf during his visit with troops in Saudi Arabia on Thanksgiving Day
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush poses with his cabinet for the 1992 Official Cabinet portrait
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush goes golfing at Cape Arundel Golf Course in Kennebunkport, Maine
creatorOf General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 1931 - 2003. Central Photograph Files
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush walk towards Marine One to leave for Camp David
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush walks along the colonnade with Vice President Quayle enroute to the Oval Office
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Vice President Bush picnics on the lawn of his Kennebunkport home with his family
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush has lunch with Soviet President Gorbachev aboard the Maxim Gorky during the Malta Summit
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush walks up the South Lawn towards the Oval Office with his son, George W. Bush
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush addresses the Middle East Peace Conference at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush goes fishing with his son Marvin Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush plays with children in a jungle gym at the Emily Harris Head Start Center in Catonsville, Maryland where he announces Head Start Initiative
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush and Prime Minister John Major of Great Britain participate in a press availability at Camp David
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush walk towards their home on Walker's Point after the President's arrival from Washington
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush pose with the former presidents and first ladies in the replica of the Oval Office at the Dedication of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The participants include: Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, former President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter, former President and Mrs. Gerald Ford, , former President and Mrs. Nixon, and former President and Mrs. Reagan
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush attends the seond working session of the Education Summit in Charlottesville, Virginia
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush pose with their grandchildren on the rocks at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Maine
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush host a State Dinner for Russian President and Mrs. Boris Yeltsin at the White House
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush walk along Pennsylvania Avenue after the President's Inauguration
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush talks to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the Oval Office Study about the commencement of Operation Desert Storm. Vice President Quayle is present during the call
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush reads a book to children during Great American Read Aloud Day in the Diplomatic Reception Room
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush participates in a group photo with former presidents Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter in the replica of the Oval Office at the Dedication of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush, Vice President Quayle and representatives of the Young Astronauts Council participate in a conversation with the astonauts on the Space Shuttle Discovery Mission via video hook-up
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush participates in a budget meeting with Congressional Leadership
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush joins other world leaders during the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe for a group photograph in the Salles des Fetes, Palais de l'Elysee in Paris, France
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush goes for a hike on the Kaibab Trail at the Grand Canyon in Arizona
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush presents the Medal of Freedom award to former President Ronald Reagan at a ceremony in the East Room
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Vice President Bush address the Young Republican Dinner
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush addresses the ceremony for the Fiftieth Commemorative Anniversary of Pearl Harbor at the Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush participates in the annual horseshoe tournament at the White House horseshoe pit
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush and Vice President Quayle pose together for their official portrait
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush greets General H. Norman Schwarzkopf who leads the Desert Storm Homecoming Parade in Washington, D.C
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush walk with their grandchildren at Camp David
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Vice President and Mrs. Bush at their summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine with their family
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President and Mrs. Bush show Russian President Boris Yeltsin the South Grounds of the White House and stop at the south fountain to pose for a photograph
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Mexican President Carlos Salinas participate in the initialing ceremony of the North American Free Trade Agreement in San Antonio, Texas
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush walks with Prime Minister Mulroney of Canada on the White House Grounds
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. President Bush meets privately with Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa of Poland in the residence
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Photograph of President George and Barbara Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine
creatorOf Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. Vice President Bush and President Reagan working in the Oval Office
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