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J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar HooverAKA John Edgar Hoover

Born: 1-Jan-1895
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 2-May-1972
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Director of the FBI, 1924-72

Father: Dickerson Naylor Hoover (d. 1921)
Mother: Annie Marie Schleiten (d. Feb-1938)
Brother: Dickerson Naylor Hoover, Jr.
Sister: Lillian
Sister: Sadie Marguerite (b. 1890, d. 1893, diphtheria)
Boyfriend: Clyde Tolson (unproven)

    High School: Central High School, Washington, DC
    Law School: LLB, George Washington University (1916)
    Law School: LLM, George Washington University (1917)

    FBI Director (1924-72)
    Freemasonry 1920
    Shriners 1955
    Kappa Alpha Order
    Kentucky Colonel
    National Security Medal 27-May-1955
    Silver Buffalo 1943
    HUAC Hearings 26-Mar-1947
    Warren Commission Witness
    Wedding: Edward Cox and Tricia Nixon (1971)
    Lain in state at the Capitol Rotunda
    Swiss Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Stuttering, Obesity, Homophobia

    Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (16-Sep-2017) · Himself
    The Next of Kin (15-Jun-1942)

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