Postal Service reveals stamp honoring George H.W. Bush


Former president George H.W. Bush has the stamp of approval.

The 41st president, who died Nov. 30 at age 94, will have his picture on a commemorative Forever stamp, the US Postal Service said Saturday.

The portrait was painted by artist Michael J. Deas, who also created stamps honoring, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Humphrey Bogart, Carey Grant and Edgar Allen Poe.

The first-day-of-issue ceremony for the new stamp will be held on the president’s birthday, June 12, at his presidential library in College Station, Texas.