Definition of J. edgar hoover
1. Noun. United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972).
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Literary usage of J. edgar hoover
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Winging It . . . by Gyeorgos C. Hatonn (1994)
"QUOTING: LIR FEATURE March 19, 1993 JUDICIAL CORRUPTION IT DIDN'T END WITH J EDGAR HOOVER by Jeffrey Steinberg Calls for a cleanout of the US judiciary ..."
2. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"Do you think if j. edgar hoover—and I know we will never have another J. Edgar Hoover, but do you think if we had old J. Edgar downtown, ..."
3. Daytrips Washington, D. C.: 50 One-Day Adventures in Washington, Virginia by Earl Steinbicker (1999)
"... the justice Department came into national prominence after 1924, the year that a young attorney named j. edgar hoover (1895-1972) was made its director. ..."
4. Shock Therapy for a Brain Dead World by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"The Mafia gave j. edgar hoover, director of the FBI, a free suite each winter at the Mafia winter headquarters in Miami, the Roney Plaza Hotel. ..."
5. Preparing for the 21st Century: An Appraisal of U. S. Intelligenceby Harold Brown, Warren B. Rudman by Harold Brown, Warren B. Rudman (1996)
"In 1924, j. edgar hoover was named director of the Bureau (renamed the Federal ... FBI Director j. edgar hoover, fearing a loss of authority to the new ..."
6. Space Gate: The Veil Removed by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"Then FBI Director j. edgar hoover, said in a signed memo: “We must insist upon full access to the discs discovered.” For instance, in the Louisiana case, ..."
7. Russian Refugees in France and the United States Between the World Wars by James E. Hassell (1991)
"Palmer launched a series of raids against suspected subversives, abetted by his special assistant, j. edgar hoover. A special Bureau of Investigation was ..."