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Officially this was about law enforcement, but director for life J. Edgar Hoover used it as a private good squad.

 

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FBIUS-FBI-ShadedSeal.svgFormerly focused on "law enforcement", the Federal Bureau of Investigation has since 2013 been officially prioritising "national security". Director for life J. Edgar Hoover used it for multiple purposes over the decades - most notably muckraking for information to be used later as blackmail material.

 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummary
Spencer Cavendish23 July 183324 March 1908France
Cannes
Politician
Henry Campbell-Bannerman7 September 183622 April 1908London
10 Downing Street
England
Politician
Businessperson
Grover Cleveland18 March 183724 June 1908New Jersey
Princeton University
U.S.
Politician
Lawyer

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Roger Seydoux de Clausonne19083 July 1985Diplomat
Academic
Ihsan Sabri Caglayangil1908Turkey
İstanbul
30 December 1993Politician
Vecdi Diker19081997
Max Schmidheiny19081991Businessperson
Clarence Dunlap1 January 1908Nova Scotia
Sydney Mines
20 October 2003Pilot
Leon Keyserling11 January 1908South Carolina
Charleston
U.S.
9 August 1987
Earle Wheeler13 January 1908Washington DC
U.S.
18 December 1975
Edward Teller15 January 1908Budapest
Austria-Hungary
9 September 2003Academic
Scientist
Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, "the father of the hydrogen bomb".
Duncan Sandys24 January 1908London
England
26 November 1987Diplomat
Mark Zborowski27 January 190830 April 1990Spook
Anthropologist
Louis Rasminsky1 February 1908Montreal
Quebec
15 September 1998Central banker
Roger W. Jones3 February 1908Connecticut
New Hartford
28 May 1993Career Public Service member
Edward Lansdale6 February 1908Michigan
Detroit
U.S.
23 February 1987Spook
Soldier
Leslie O'Brien8 February 1908London
Dulwich
24 November 1995Central banker
James Easton11 February 190819 October 1990Spook
Pilot
An RAF pilot who became deputy director general of MI6
Foy Kohler15 February 1908Ohio
Oakwood
23 December 1990Diplomat
Spook
Robert Vandeputte26 February 1908Antwerp18 November 1997Central banker
Ralph Murray3 March 190811 September 1983Broadcaster
Maurice Stans22 March 1908Minnesota
Shakopee
U.S.
14 April 1998Accountant
Deep state functionary
Charles Burton Marshall25 March 1908New York
Catskill
Soldier
Academic
Shepard Stone31 March 19084 May 1990Spook
Propagandist
Bilderberg Steering committee member who was Director of International Affairs of the Ford Foundation for 15 years.
Francis Wilcox9 April 190820 February 1985
Richard Löwenthal15 April 1908Germany
Berlin
9 August 1991Journalist
Academic
Guido Colonna di Paliano16 April 1908Italy
Naples
27 January 1982
Laurence Helsby27 April 19085 December 1978Civil servant
Bjarni Benediktsson30 April 1908Iceland
Reykjavík
10 July 1970Politician
Academic
Lawyer
Ian Fleming28 May 1908London
Mayfair
England
12 August 1964Author
Spook
Journalist
Pierre-Henri Teitgen29 May 19086 April 1997Politician
Academic
Lawyer
John Boyd-Carpenter2 June 190811 July 1998Politician
Walworth Barbour4 June 1908US
Massachusetts
Cambridge
21 July 1982Diplomat
Otto Skorzeny12 June 1908Vienna
Austria-Hungary
5 July 1975Spook
Soldier
Sam Giancana15 June 1908Chicago
Illinois
U.S.
19 June 1975Crime boss
HSCA/Premature deaths
Head of Chicago mafia
Vera Atkins16 June 1908Romania
Galați
24 June 2000Spook
Salvador Allende26 June 1908Chile
Santiago
11 September 1973Politician
Doctor
Civil servant
The first marxist to be elected in South America. Deposed by the CIA.
Henri Fayat28 June 1908Belgium
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean
21 September 1997Politician
Thurgood Marshall2 July 1908Maryland
Baltimore
U.S.
24 January 1993Lawyer
Fritz Kraemer3 July 1908Prussia
Essen
8 September 2003A refugee from Nazi Germany and "the greatest single influence" on Henry Kissinger.
Aurelio Peccei4 July 1908Italy
Turin
Piedmont
14 March 1984Academic
Businessperson
Lucie Faure6 July 1908Paris25 September 1977Author
Nelson Rockefeller8 July 1908Maine
Bar Harbor
U.S.
26 January 1979Politician
Businessperson
H. John Heinz II10 July 190823 February 1987Businessperson
Emanuel Piore19 July 19089 May 2000Scientist
William Jenner21 July 1908Indiana
Marengo
9 March 1985Lawyer
Arthur Goldberg8 August 1908Chicago
Illinois
U.S.
19 January 1990Diplomat
William Ludwig Ullmann14 August 1908Missouri
Springfield
3 February 1993Spook
Edgar Faure18 August 1908France
Béziers
30 March 1988Author
Politician
Historian
Lyndon Johnson27 August 1908Texas
Stonewall
U.S.
22 January 1973Politician
Teacher
Generally agreed to have been heavily involved in the plot to assassinate his predecessor, JFK.
Edith Tudor Hart28 August 1908Austria
Vienna
12 May 1973Spook
Photographer
William Weisband28 August 1908Russia
Odessa
14 May 1967Spook
Cryptanalyst
Sicco Mansholt13 September 1908Netherlands
Ulrum
29 June 1995Politician
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