He founded J. Bush & Co, a company that operated the discrete bank customer services to the embassies of foreign governments for many years. 1997 J. Bush & Co from the Riggs Bank was bought, with Bush the CEO (CEO ) and President of Riggs Investment, a New Heaven ( Connecticut ) -based company that was.
In the early 1980s Jonathan Bush helped his nephew George W. Bush, to find investors for its first oil company Arbusto, which was later called the Bush Explorations, a company which am a brother of Osama bin Laden to the investor had.
During the U.S. presidential campaign of 2000 Jonathan Bush was a major contributor and donor for the election of George W. Bush; he was called Bush Pioneer and donated more than $ 100,000 for the campaign.
The Washington Post published on Saturday, May 20, 2004 on a website an article which reads as follows: "President Bush's uncle, Jonathan J. Bush, is a top executive at Riggs Bank, Which this week Agreed to pay a record $ 25 million in civil fines for violations of law Intended to thwart money laundering. "
1991 Bush was sentenced to a fine of U.S. $ 30,000 in Massachusetts ( and a few thousand dollars in Connecticut ), for violation of the Registration Act, which relates to share sales. He has been banned in Massachusetts for a year to trade in securities.