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Birthday
22, 1900
Birthplace
Laredo, MO
Death Date
Apr 14, 1975 (74)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1900
Birthplace
Laredo, MO
Death Date
Apr 14, 1975 (74)

About

FBI Associate Director who served from 1930 to 1972. He is best remembered for his close association with J. Edgar Hoover.

Before Fame

He received his law degree from George Washington University in 1927.

Trivia

He was involved in a 1942 gun fight with prominent New York gangster Harry Brunette.

Family Life

He was born in Grundy County, Missouri and attended business school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa before working as an assistant to three Secretaries of War.

Associated With

He was the protégé of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. He inherited Hoover's entire estate, and the two men may have had a romantic relationship.