Title -  Informal photo of J. Edgar Hoover, Director of FBI

 

Description -  John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 - May 2, 1972), first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States, appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation - predecessor to the FBI - in 1924.  He was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972 at the age of 77.  Hoover is credited with building the FBI into a larger crime-fighting agency, and with instituting a number of modernizations to police technology, such as a centralized fingerprint file and forensic laboratories.

 

Description Source -  Library of Congress, bio from Wikipedia

 

Year -  April 5, 1940

J. Edgar Hoover, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director

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