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J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover Biography

Edgar Hoover, who was born on 1st January in the year 1895, was well-known for joining the Justice Department in the year 1917 and then with his hard work was reputed to be the director of Departments Bureau of Investigation in the year 1924. Within his tenure, he learned advanced intelligence gathering techniques as well as instituted strenuous agent recruiting skills. He also confronted several communists, Nazis as well as gangsters. Further, for the enemies of the state as well as his political opponents, he ordered illegal surveillance. Despite harsh criticism that he gained from his countrymen, he remained on the seat of being the director of the FBI unit till his death in 1973 which happened on 2nd May.

 

Physical Appearance

Nothing is much known about his height weight and physical measurements. He was 77 years old man with a very powerful personality at the time of his death.

 

Birth and Family

Edgar Hoover was born on 1st January in the year 1895 to a well-reputed family. his father’s name was Dickerson Naylor Hoover, while his mother’s name was Annie Marie Scheitlin Hoover. Both of them worked very diligently for the US government as civil servants. His mother used to teach him moral guides, so he was very close to her. Nothing is known about his siblings. He was 77 years old in 1938 when had a sudden death due to heart attack.

 

J. Edgar Hoover’s Age

J. Edgar Hoover was 77 Years Old when died.

 

Education

Edgar Hoover got his primary education from primary schooling. While studying in a highly competitive environment, he has blessed the skill of talking fast, which he utilized by participating in his high school’s debate team and gained fame. Since childhood he had a wish to join politics, so he worked hard to achieve his aim. After his high school, he worked for the Library of Congress by taking Night classes in the well-known University Law School of Washington DC and earned the degrees of LLM and LLB in the year 1917.

 

Bio/Wiki

Full Name J. Edgar Hoover
Nickname Edgar
Profession Politician, Justice Department’s director, Director of Departments Bureau of Investigation

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) Not known
Weight (approx.) Not known
Figure Measurements Not known
Eye Color Not known
Hair Color Not known

Career

Debut Justice Department in the year 1917
Famous for Director of Departments Bureau of Investigation

Personal Life

Date of Birth 1st January, 1895
Date of death 2nd May, 1972
Age 77 Years Old when died.
Birthplace Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality American
Hometown Washington, D.C., United States
School Library of Congress
College/University University Law School of Washington DC
Educational Qualification Degrees of LLM and LLB
Hobbies Politics

Relationships & Affairs

Marital Status Gay – unmarried
Affairs Clyde Tolson

Family

Parents Father: Dickerson Naylor Hoover

Mother: Annie Marie Scheitlin Hoover.

Siblings Not known
Wife / husband None
Children None

Net Worth

Salary Not known
Net worth Not known

 

Career

Edgar Hoover started his career by joining the Justice Department in the year 1917 and then with his hard work was reputed to be the director of Departments Bureau of Investigation in the year 1924. He felt that many political agents were appointed on higher seats without being qualified, so by justice, he dismissed them all from their seats. After that, he learned advanced intelligence gathering techniques as well as instituted strenuous agent recruiting skills. He also confronted several communists, Nazis as well as gangsters. He also made changes of new selection criteria like complete interviews, physical training tests, accounting, and legal affair knowledge interviews, etc. he successfully remained on the seat of Director in Bearue working for 8 different presidents of the times, spending much of his life in building this career till he got died on May 2, 1972.

 

Personal Life

Edgar Hoover was leading a very repressed sexual life while living along with his mother as a single guy until the age of 40. Rumors tell that he was a gay personality and had been in an intimate relationship with his bachelor’s fellow named Clyde Tolson. They both loved each other. After the death of J. Edgar Hoover from a heart attack, his attorney and operational command on Beaurue was shifted to Tolson. He inherited his state and start residing in his house and also put a US flag drop on J. Edgar Hoover’s coffin.

 

Achievements

Edgar Hoover had been designated on many positions throughout his career.

  • With Department of Justice (DOJ), he got associated in 1917
  • He became the in-charge of the General Intelligence Division in 1917-1918.
  • He later became the personal assistant to the attorney general
  • He became assistant director of Bureau of Investigation (BOI) in 1921
  • In many 1924 he became acting director of the attorney general
  • At the end of 1924, he became the general director of the Bureau of Investigation (BOI)

 

Awards

Edgar Hoover gained many awards and achievements throughout his successful career in the field of politics. Here are some of them:

  • National Science Foundation Medal in 1939
  • Medal For Merit in 1946 by the President of the United States
  • National Security Medal in 1955
  • President’s Award For Distinguished Federal Civilian Service in 1958
  • “Great Living Americans” award attained from U. S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958
  • “Distinguished Service to the United States” gained as Director of the FBI in the year 1961
  • “Sword of Loyola Award” in 1964
  • “Grand Cross of Honor” in 1965 attained by the Supreme Council and many more.

Interesting Facts of J. Edgar Hoover

  1. Edgar Hoover who was born on 1st January in the year 1895
  2. He was well-known for joining the Justice Department in the year 1917
  3. His hard work reputed him to be the director of the Department’s Bureau of Investigation in the year 1924.
  4. Both of his parents worked very diligently for the US government as civil servants
  5. Within his tenure, he learned advanced intelligence gathering techniques as well as instituted strenuous agent recruiting skills.
  6. He also confronted several communists, Nazis as well as gangsters.
  7. For the enemies of the state as well as his political opponents, he ordered illegal surveillance
  8. He was a gay personality and had been in an intimate relationship with his bachelor’s fellow named Clyde Tolson.
  9. Edgar Hoover gained many awards and achievements throughout his successful career in the field of politics.
  10. Despite harsh criticism that he gained from his countrymen, he remained on the seat of being the director of the FBI unit till his death in 1972 which happened on 2nd May.

 

J. Edgar Hoover Social Media

No Social Media Account was Owned by J. Edgar Hoover during his life.

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