List of people pardoned by George W. Bush and Father George H.W. Bush

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List of people pardoned by George H. W. Bush - FIRST

The following is a list of the 75 pardons and 3 commutations by President George H. W. Bush. The list is organized by the date on which President George H. W. Bush granted the pardon or commutation.

This list is a subset of the list of people pardoned by a United States president.

A pardon means an executive order vacating a conviction.

A commutation means a mitigation of the sentence of someone currently serving a sentence for a crime pursuant to a conviction, without vacating the conviction itself.

August 14, 1989


* Joe llen Deckert (1979 Misprision of felony (relating to illegal firearms sales))
* Donald Alvin Dibble III (1978 Illegal possession of firearm with obliterated serial number)
* Leo Friedman (1969 Mail embezzlement)
* Armand Hammer (1976 Making campaign contribution in name of another (misdemeanor))
* Charles Arnold Jacobs (1979 Submission of false income tax return)
* Mary Lou Peet (1978 Fraudulent transfer of property in contemplation of bankruptcy)
* Robert Gary Rice (1973 Submitting false statements to Federal Housing Administration)
* Billy Wayne Rodgers (1973 Transporting firearm in foreign commerce, Insubordination in violation of Article 91, Uniform Code of Military Justice)
* Raymond Joseph Shovelski (1974 Conspiracy to accept kickbacks on Government contracts)


* Douglas Bruce Fenimore (1981 Receiving and concealing stolen property, interstate transportation of stolen property, and bank robbery)

March 5, 1991


* Dorothy Christina Damush (1982 Conspiracy to transport stolen goods in interstate commerce)
* David Feld (1980 Interference with agent of National Labor Relations Board (misdemeanor))
* Mark Christopher Felling (1980 Theft of mail by postal employee)
* Howard William Fitzsimmons (1974 Embezzlement of Government property)
* Garth Stuart Hancock (1959 Conspiracy to violate Commodity Credit Regulations)
* Charles Walker Harrison (1966 Unlawful possession of narcotics without having paid transfer tax)
* Geary Travis Holstead (1978 Theft of mail by postal employee)
* Michael Dennis Larsen (1977 Bank embezzlement)
* Mark Allen Nelson (1975 Involuntary manslaughter in violation of Article 119, UCMJ)
* Robert Anthony Pagnanelli (1980 Conspiracy to defraud United States and mail fraud)
* William George Spurlock (1953 Interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicle)
* Harold Bennett Stewart (1963 Theft of Government property)
* Bernice Lena Telgemeier (1980 Attempted income tax evasion)
* Julius Henry Telgemeier (1980 Attempted income tax evasion)
* William Newton Tunnell, Jr. (1977 Bank embezzlement)
* Robert Lee Warner (1979 Obstruction of mail)
* James Alexander Womack (1978 Possession of stolen mail)

July 5, 1991


* Joseph Berger (1959 Transporting gambling devices within a special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States)
* Miles Oakley Bidwell (1962 Filing false statement)
* Edward Meredith Dawsey (1981 Making false statements to the Office of Workmen's Compensation Programs)
* Leonard Gilmor (1975 Mail fraud and aiding and abetting)
* Lewis Isador Goltz (1976 Sale of firearms to out-of-state resident, failure to register firearms, failure to make appropriate entry in firearm acquisition disposition records)
* Wayne Stanley LaTour (1980 Dealing in firearms without a license)
* Thomas Leoutsakos (1968 Sale of methamphetamine (misdemeanor))
* Mary Mahoney Longwell (1976 Embezzlement of bank funds)
* Barbara Cecil Livenia Chapman Portwood (1962 Forgery)
* Laurie Virginia Rossetti (1976 Engaging in the conduct of an illegal gambling business)
* Myra Soble (1957 Conspiracy to receive and obtain national defense information and transmit same to foreign government)
* Rudolph Hartsel Young (1960 Embezzlement of postal funds and falsification of postal records)

December 24, 1992


* Caspar W. Weinberger (1988 Several counts of perjury, See Iran-Contra Affair)
* Elliott Abrams (1988 Two counts of unlawfully withholding information. See Iran-Contra Affair)
* Duane R. Clarridge (1991 Seven counts of perjury and false statements, See Iran-Contra Affair)
* Alan D. Fiers (1991 Two misdemeanor counts of withholding information from the Congress, See Iran-Contra Affair)
* Clair George
1. (1991 Ten counts of perjury, false statements and obstruction)
2. (1992 two felony charges of false statements and perjury before Congress - see Iran-Contra Affair)
* Robert C. McFarlane (1988 See Iran-Contra Affair)
* Joseph Bear, Jr. (1964 Burglary on Indian Reservation)
* Thomas Burley Berry (1980 Detaining and destroying mail)
* Robert William Dailey, Sr. (1943 Failure to report for induction into the military in violation of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940)
* Paul Karsten Fauteck
1. (1950 Interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicle)
2. (1955 Conspiracy to smuggle alien into United States and attempting to conceal alien)
3. (1955 Transporting false securities in interstate commerce)
4. (1954 Absent without leave from Army and wrongful disposition of government property)
5. (1955 Absent without leave)
* Dale Leonard Fix (1944 Failure to report for military duty in violation of Selective Service Act of 1940)
* Francene Geiger (1980 Bank embezzlement)
* Ivan Leon Gentry (1946 Transporting stolen motor vehicle in interstate commerce)
* Joseph Gordon Haynie, Jr. (1973 Misapplication of bank funds)
* Thom Davies (1989 Illegal substance and prostitution offences)
* Henry Levin (1973 Violation of Customs regulations)
* Guillermo Medrano Moreno
1. (1961 Failure to register as narcotics user)
2. (1967 Illegal importation and sale of heroin)
* Frank T. Passini, III (1978 Possession and sale of 5,000 grams of marijuana and wrongful possession of 50 grams of marijuana in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military Justice)
* Donald Rightmire (1984 Misprision of a felony)
* Edwin Roberts (1947 Carrying on the business of a distiller, possessing an unregistered whiskey still, and making and fermenting mash fit for distillation)
* Patrick James Sheehan (1981 Misapplication of bank funds)
* Hildred Earl Spates (1971 Theft of government property)
* Alfredo Encinas Villarreal (1971 Theft of mail by postal employee)
* Jack Alvin Walker (1956 Failure to report for military duty in violation of Selective Service Act of 1950)
* Carl Frank Westminster, Jr. (1977 Possession, sale, and transfer of controlled substance in violation of Article 92, Uniform Code of Military Justice)

January 15, 1993


* Joseph Occhipinti (1991 Conspiracy to violate civil rights, deprivation of rights under color of law (misdemeanor), and making false statement)

January 18, 1993


* Robert Edward Leigh Barnhill (1980 Bid rigging in violation of Sherman Antitrust Act)
* George Edward Clements, III (1987 Knowingly making false declarations before grand jury)
* Edwin L. Cox, Jr. (1988 Bank fraud)
* Lloyd Earl Davis (1981 Making false entries in bank records)
* James Lewis Donawho (1979 Making false statement to government agency)
* John Stinson Howell, III (1979 Income tax evasion)
* Charles Elvin Huffman (1955 Larceny on a government reservation)
* Thomas Arthur Kardashian (1974 Offering gratuities to public officials)
* Frederick Irwin Lorber (1962 Obtaining marijuana without paying transfer tax)
* Richard Norris Ware (1973 Aiding and abetting bank embezzlement (misdemeanor))
* Albert Teyechea Williams (1980 Conspiracy to misapply bank funds)
* Clyde Henry Umphenour, Jr. (1956 & 1961 Two counts Interstate transportation of forged securities)


* Aslam P. Adam (1985 Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin, importation of heroin, and use of mail in committing felony)



1. James Leon Adams (1965 selling firearms to out of state residents and falsifying firearms records)[4]
2. Kristan Diane Bullock Akins (1990 Embezzlement by a bank employee)[5]
3. Charles James Allen (1979 conspiracy to defraud the United States. A former federal employee, Allen was convicted for approving payments to James Hilles Associates Inc., a Virginia firm, for office supplies that were never delivered. In return, Allen received car parts, a radio, a freezer and other gifts from the firm. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
4. Tony Dale Ashworth (1989 unlawful transfer of a firearm)[4]
5. Alan Dale Austin (1987 misapplication of mortgage funds)[6]
6. William L. Baker (1980 falsifying records)[7]
7. William Sidney Baldwin Sr. (1981 conspiracy to possess marijuana. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
8. Timothy Evans Barfield (1989 aiding and abetting false statements on a Small Business Administration loan application. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
9. Bruce Louis Bartos (1987 transportation of a machine gun in foreign commerce)[8]
10. George Francis Bauckham (1958 unlawful detention or delay of the mail by a postal employee)[7]
11. David Thomas Billmyer (1978 military conviction for making a false claim)[9]
12. James Allen (Albert) Bodendieck, Sr. (1959 interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle)[10][11]
13. Clyde Philip Boudreaux (1975 military conviction for borrowing money from enlisted men, accepting a noninterest-bearing loan from a government contractor and signing and swearing to a false affidavit. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
14. Gene Armand Bridger (1963 Conspiracy to commit mail fraud, and mail fraud)[12]
15. Marie Georgette Ginette Briere (1982 possession of cocaine with intent to distribute)
16. Kenneth Charles Britt (1998 conspiracy to violate fish and wildlife laws)[7]
17. Jeffrey James Bruce (1994 possession of stolen mail)[10]
18. Charles Wayne Bryant (1962 theft of U.S. mail matter by employee)[10]
19. William Bruce Butt (1990 bank embezzlement))[7]
20. Carl E. Cantrell (1967 moonshining)[13]
21. Charles Winston Carter (1964 conspiracy to steal government property)[13]
22. Meredith Elizabeth Casares (1989 embezzlement of US Postal Service funds)[14]
23. Ronald William Cauley (1980 Misapplication of bank funds by an employee)[5]
24. Cathryn Iline Clasen-Gage (1992 Misprision of a felony)[12]
25. Leslie Owen Collier (unauthorized use of a pesticide and violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act)[1]
26. Thomas Kimble Collinsworth (1989 Receipt of a stolen motor vehicle that had been transported in interstate commerce)[12]
27. Charles Russell Cooper (1959 bootlegging) [6]
28. Milton Kirk Cordes (conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act, prohibiting importation into the country of wildlife taken in violation of conservation laws)[1]
29. Anthony John Curreri (1976 Mail fraud) [15]
30. Morris F. Cranmer, Jr. (1988 Making materially false statements to a federally-insured institution)[12]
31. Dale C. Critz, Jr. (1989 making a false statement)
32. Richard Micheal Culpepper (making false statements to the federal government)[1]
33. William Charles Davis (1983 income tax evasion)[9]
34. Randall Leece Deal (1960 and 1964 liquor laws)[4]
35. Brenda Jean Dolenz-Helmer (reporting or helping cover up a crime)[1]
36. Paul Jude Donnici (September 23, 1993) Use of a telephone in the transmission of wagering information [16]
37. William Henry Eagle (1972 moonshining)[4]
38. Mark Alan Eberwine (1985 conspiracy to defraud the United States by impeding, impairing, and obstructing the assessment of taxes by the Internal Revenue Service and making false declarations to the grand jury. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
39. Rusty Lawrence Elliott (1991 Making counterfeit Federal Reserve notes)[12]
40. Robert Carter Eversole (1984 theft)[4]
41. Gerald Douglas Ficke (1992 money laundering)[14]
42. Harper James Finucan (1980 marijuana possession with intent to distribute)[13]
43. Kenneth Clifford Foner (1991 bank fraud)[4]
44. Anthony Americo Franchi (1983 tax evasion)
45. Colin Earl Francis (1993 accepting a kickback of about $9,000 for helping a vendor for United Technologies Corp.'s Sikorsky Aircraft division, where Francis worked at the time, land a contract. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
46. Victoria Diane Frost (1994 conspiracy to possess)[4]
47. William Grover Frye (1968 AWOL and 1973 sale of stolen car)[4]
48. Joseph Daniel Gavin (1979 military insubordination, drunkenness, threats, and other offenses) [6]
49. George Glenn (1956 accepting $50 bribe while in military)
50. Samuel Wattie Guerry (1984 food stamp fraud)[16]
51. Adam Wade Graham (1992 Conspiracy to deliver 10 or more grams of LSD)[12]
52. Charles E. Hamilton (1989 mail fraud)[16]
53. Stanley Bernard Hamilton 1990 (money order fraud)[4]
54. Brianna Lea Haney (1991 failure to report monetary instruments)[8]
55. Andrew Foster Harley (wrongful use and distribution of marijuana and cocaine)[1]
56. George Thomas Harley (1984 aiding and abetting the distribution of cocaine. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
57. Rufus Edward Harris (1963 Possession and selling tax-unpaid whiskey)[12]
58. Jesse Ray Harvey (1990 Property damage by use of explosives and destruction of an energy facility)[12]
59. David Custer Heaston (1988 false statement)[8]
60. Melodie Jean Hebert (1984 defrauding U.S. with false claims)[4]
61. Obie Gene Helton (unauthorized acquisition of food stamps)[1]
62. Carey C. Hice Sr. (income tax evasion)[1]
63. Geneva Yvonne Hogg (bank embezzlement)[1]
64. Patricia Ann Hultman (1985 conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine and other controlled substances. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
65. Bobby Frank Kay Sr. (1959 moonshining)[13]
66. James Ernest Kinard, Jr. (1984 fraudulent firearms dealer records)[4]
67. Richard Ardell Krueger (1979 mail fraud and 1980 and false statement on a loan application)[9]
68. Devin Timothy Kruse (1979 AWOL from Coast Guard)[4]
69. Margaret Ann Leggett (1981 false claims)
70. Raul Marin (1982 failure to appear in court) [6]
71. Larry Paul Lenius (1989 Conspiracy to distribute cocaine)[12]
72. Larry Lee Lopez (1985 Conspiracy to import marijuana)[12]
73. Bobbie Archie Maxwell (1962 Mailing a threatening letter)[12]
74. David B. McCall, Jr. (1997 False entry in bank books and aiding and abetting)[17]
75. William Hoyle McCright Jr. (making false entries, books, reports or statements to a bank)[1]
76. Paul Julian McCurdy (misapplication of bank funds)[1]
77. Melvin L. McKee (1982 conspiracy to make false statements on a loan application)[13]
78. Charles McKinley, (1950 moonshining)[13]
79. Michael Mark McLaughlin (1983 mail fraud and conspiracy)[9]
80. Craven Wilford McLemore (1983 Conspiracy to defraud the United States and Caddo County) [15]
81. Denise Bitters Mendelkow (1981 Embezzlement by a bank employee)[12]
82. Michael Robert Moelter (1988 illegal gambling business)[8]
83. Robert Earl Mohon Jr. (conspiracy to distribute marijuana)[1]
84. Billie Curtis Moore (1977 income tax evasion)[9]
85. Ronald Alan Mohrhoff (unlawful use of a telephone in a narcotics felony)[1]
86. Richard Arthur Morse (1963 transportation of a stolen vehicle)[14]
87. Gerard Murphy (1972 car theft)[4]
88. Kenneth Lynn Norris (1993 unlawful disposal of hazardous waste)[16]
89. Joseph Mathew Novak (1994 possession and transfer of an illegal weapon)[4]
90. Eric William Olson (1984 military conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute, possession, and use of hashish. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
91. Glanus Terrell Osborne (1990 possessing a stolen motor vehicle)[11]
92. Donald Lee Pendergrass (1964 armed bank robbery)[13]
93. Fred Dale Pitzer (1976 transportation of falsely made securities)[14]
94. Charles Blurford Power (1948 transportation of a stolen vehicle)[13]
95. Michael John Pozorski (1988 Unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm)[12]
96. Daniel Figh Pue III (illegal treatment, storage and disposal of a hazardous waste without a permit)[1]
97. James Edward Reed (1975 marijuana possession with intent to distribute)[9]
98. Thomas R. Reece (1969 violating the Internal Revenue Code pertaining to alcohol. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
99. Cecil John Rhodes (1981 false statement on a loan application)[14]
100. John Louis Ribando (1976 and 1978 marijuana dealing)[4]
101. Larry Gene Ross (1989 making false statements in a bank loan application. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
102. Ernest Rudnet (1992 conspiracy to file false tax returns) [6]
103. Gary L. Saltzburg (1995 theft of government property) [6]
104. John Gregory Schillace (1988 conspiracy to possess cocaine for distribution)[13]
105. Russell Don Sell (1995 aiding and abetting a false statement on a loan application)[14]
106. Stephen Davis Simmons (1981 Possession of counterfeit obligations)[5]
107. Scott LaVerne Sparks (1989 theft of government property)[9]
108. Wendy St. Charles (1984 conspiracy to trade narcotics and cocaine distribution)[13]
109. David Lloyd St. Croix (1989 disposal of stolen explosives)[6]
110. Jearld David Swanner (1991 making false statements in a bank loan application. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
111. James Walter Taylor (1991 bank fraud. Pardoned December 21, 2006)
112. Johnson Heyward Tisdale (1994 food stamp fraud)[16]
113. Edward Rodriguez Trevino, Jr. (1997 theft, convicted in military court)[4]
114. Janet Theone Upton (1975 mail fraud. pardoned December 21, 2006)
115. Orion Lynn Vick (aiding and abetting the theft of government property)[1]
116. Jerry Dean Walker (1989 cocaine distribution)[4]
117. Joseph William Warner (1995 arson on an Indian reservation)[6]
118. Mark Lewis Weber (1981 Selling Quaalude tablets, selling, using, and possessing marijuana )[12]
119. Roger Charles Weber (1969 Theft from an interstate shipment)[5]
120. Mariano Garza Caballero (1984 dealing in firearms without a license)[7]


1. Anthony C. Foglio aka Tony Foley(1996 distributing marijuana)[7]
2. Marvin Robert Foster (1968 making a false statement in connection with a Federal Housing Administration loan)[7]
3. Carl Harry Hachmeister (1985 conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud)[7]
4. William Marcus McDonald (1984 Air Force court-martial for cocaine and marijuana charges)[7]
5. Robert Michael Milroy (1975 heroin importation)[7]
6. Jerry Lynn Moldenhauer (1994 selling migratory bird parts in violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act)[7]
7. Thomas Donald Moldenhauer (1994 selling migratory bird parts in violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act)[7]
8. Richard James Putney (1996 aiding and abetting the escape of a prisoner)[7]
9. Timothy Alfred Thone (1987 making a false statement to the Department of Housing and Urban Development to obtain a mortgage)[7]
10. Lonnie Edward Two Eagle Sr. (1976 misdemeanor simple assault on an Indian reservation)[7]
11. Jimmy Lee Williams (1995 false statements on a loan application)[13]
12. William Charles Jordan Jr. (1997 conspiracy to gamble regarding football)[11]
13. Jeffrey James Bruce (1994 possessing stolen mail)[11]
14. Jackie Ray Clayborn (1993 marijuana charges)[11]
15. John Fornaby (1991 conspiring to distribute cocaine)[11]
16. Melton Harrell (1976 stealing government property)[11]
17. Saul Kaplan (1992 violating the Federal Election Campaign Act)[11]
18. John F. McDermott (1995 receiving kickbacks in defense procurement contracts)[11]
19. William James Norman (1970 moonshining)[11]
20. Gordon Allen Brown (1979 stealing government property) )[11]
21. John Forté [18]
22. Leslie Owen Collier of Charleston, Mo. He was convicted for unauthorized use of a pesticide and violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.
23. Milton Kirk Cordes of Rapid City, S.D. Cordes was convicted of conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act, which prohibits importation into the country of wildlife taken in violation of conservation laws.
24. Richard Micheal Culpepper of Mahomet, Ill., who was convicted of making false statements to the federal government.
25. Brenda Jean Dolenz-Helmer of Fort Worth, Texas, for reporting or helping cover up a crime.
26. Andrew Foster Harley of Falls Church, Va. Harley was convicted of wrongful use and distribution of marijuana and cocaine.
27. Obie Gene Helton of Rossville, Ga., whose offense was unauthorized acquisition of food stamps.
28. Carey C. Hice Sr. of Travelers Rest, S.C., who was convicted of income tax evasion.
29. Geneva Yvonne Hogg of Jacksonville, Fla., convicted of bank embezzlement.
30. William Hoyle McCright Jr. of Midland, Texas, who was sentenced for making false entries, books, reports or statements to a bank.
31. Paul Julian McCurdy of Sulphur, Okla., who was sentenced for misapplication of bank funds.
32. Robert Earl Mohon Jr. of Grant, Ala., who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
33. Ronald Alan Mohrhoff of Los Angeles, who was convicted for unlawful use of a telephone in a narcotics felony.
34. Daniel Figh Pue III of Conroe, Texas, convicted of illegal treatment, storage and disposal of a hazardous waste without a permit.

. Orion Lynn Vick of White Hall, Ark., who was convicted of aiding and abetting the theft of government property


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