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

  1. John D.:
    And law-enforcement on the national level became a whole NEW ballgame.
    (in spite of the skeletons in Hoover’s closet).

    Good post.

    Roll safe out there.

    Like

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