George HW Bush's granddaughter to marry a Jew

Lauren Bush and son of designer Ralph Lauren to be married next year; Bush will become "Lauren Lauren," says 'Jewish Chronicle'.

December 15, 2010 12:02
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George HW Bush's granddaughter announced she will marry a New Yorker of Jewish descent, reported The Jewish Chronicle on Tuesday.

Lauren Bush is engaged to David Lauren, the son of famous Jewish fashion designer Ralph Lauren.

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David Lauren is 13 years older than his fiance and is the executive vice president at Polo Ralph Lauren. The two met in 2004, according to the Chronicle.

The newspaper quipped that Bush, who is a designer and former model, will become Lauren Lauren after the couple is married next year, however, she is not expected to adopt Ralph Lauren's original name, Ralph Reuben Lifshitz.

Bush's marriage announcements comes just six months after Chelsea Clinton married Jewish investment banker Marc Mezvinsky at a ceremony that was presided over by both a rabbi and a Methodist minister.

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