He also presided over the end of the Cold War between the United States and the former Soviet Union.
In a deeply divided political climate, Washington witnessed a rare moment of unity on Monday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle came together to remember George H.W. Bush.
"President Bush is the first president I ever voted for", said Carrie Hutchman of Mariana, Ohio.
Dole, 95, once faced Bush during the 1988 Republican primary fight for the presidential nomination but nonetheless maintained a decades-old friendship with the former president.
Prince Charles will travel to Washington, DC, for the funeral of President George H.W. Bush, his office said Tuesday.
11 a.m. ET - Arrival and funeral at Washington National Cathedral.
Following Bush's death Friday at his Houston home at the age of 94, the Dole Institute of Politics put up a special memorial display.
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"All his years in public service were characterized by kindness, modesty and patriotism", Pence said.
"It was with sadness that I learned of the death of President George H W Bush last night", her statement read.
A long list of prominent current and former officials gathered inside the rotunda to pay their respects. InsideEdition.com's Stephanie Officer has more.
"And I would want to encourage moms to look at what good leaders are and to never lose hope that they can't raise their children with good morals and integrity". The late President Bush called Trump a "blowhard".
Former President George W. Bush will be among those eulogizing his late father on Wednesday, CNN reported Monday, adding that several other former presidents are expected to show up at the funeral. The service will take place tomorrow at The National Cathedral in Washington. Dole also served in the war.
He failed to win a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, losing to Democrat Bill Clinton. Dignitaries and members of the public have been lining up to pay their respects at Bush's casket in the Rotunda, open until Wednesday's funeral. He described Bush as a "very humble, caring person - you could tell, just how he treated people".