Photos of a Young George H.W. Bush and Family

© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Photographer Leonard McCombe captured the balance of Bush’s life.

© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
© Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

SOURCE: TIME, by Lily Rothman