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December 2005
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/9/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 13, p6
This article presents clues about a former director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Born January 1, 1895, this man led the bureau for more than 50 years before he died in 1972. He is responsible for transforming the agency into a respected national police force. Under his leadership, federal agents tracked down kidnappers, bank robbers, gangsters and spies. He also created a centralized fingerprint file and the National Police Academy.


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