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02/05/1972 First Director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, dies


Stealing J. Edgar Hoover’s Secrets


Death of J. Edgar Hoover


May 2, 1972 - President Richard Nixon's Remarks on the Death of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover


J. Edgar Hoover bio


Secrets of J Edgar Hoover

John Edgar Hoover was an American detective and the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States. Hoover remained director of the FBI until he died of a heart attack in his Washington home. Operational command of the Bureau passed to Associate Director Clyde Tolson.
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