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10/05/1924 J. Edgar Hoover is appointed first Director of FBI


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President Calvin Coolidge appointed Hoover as the fifth Director of the Bureau of Investigation, partly in response to allegations that the prior director, William J. Burns, was involved in the Teapot Dome scandal. Hoover fired all female agents and banned the future hiring of them.
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