this day in crime history: may 10, 1924

On this date in 1924, J. Edgar Hoover was appointed head of the Bureau of Investigation, predecessor to the FBI. Hoover would serve as the agency’s director until his death in 1972.

Further reading:

Wikipedia – J. Edgar Hoover

Crime Museum – J. Edgar Hoover

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6 thoughts on “this day in crime history: may 10, 1924

  1. John D.:
    His time in office HAS to be a record (and he had PLENTY of records on SO many others on BOTH sides of the law, didn’t he?
    Love to find out ALL of the skeletons he had in his OWN closet.

    Good post.

    Stay safe out there.

    Like

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