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.:
    You can certainly say ONE thing about this man…
    He was UNIQUE in a lot of ways.
    (some not so great)
    And he took a lot of secrets to his grave.

    Good story.

    Stay safe out there.

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