Mapp Orders Flags In Territory Flown At Half Mast In Honor Of George H.W. Bush
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp offered a message of condolence Saturday morning on the passing of 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush.
“On behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands, Lt. Governor Potter and I send our condolences to the entire Bush family, as well as to our fellow Americans, as we mourn the loss of President Bush,” Mapp said. “President Bush was a statesman and a true patriot.”
Mapp said President Bush remains one of our nation’s most accomplished leaders.
“President Bush found great success in the business world, yet he dedicated his life to public service,” Mapp said. “I had the honor of meeting him personally more than once, including on his visit to St. Croix with his wife, the late Barbara Bush, and I remain grateful for the experience.”