John Edgar Hoover By Zach proctor

The cure for crimes is not the electric chair but the higher chair

John Edgar Hoover was a great man. He was the director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States. He was born on January 1, 1895. John Edgar Hoover died on May 2, 1972. He put many men and women in jail, such as gangsters, nazis, and communists.

His parents were Dickerson Naylor Hoover and Anna Marie Scheitlin Hoover. His parents worked for the United States government like John did. He lived with his mother until she died in 1938, John was 43 years old. John Edgar Hoover attended George Washington University.

In 1917 John Edgar Hoover justice department. In 1924 John Edgar Hoover became the director. John Edgar Hoover made great impact on history by developing techniques to help track down and find criminals. John Edgar Hoover will go down it history as one of the best FBI director ever.

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