National Affairs: Another Hoover

Hoover is a name in high standing at the Capital—vide the Secretary of Commerce, vide the chief doorkeeper at the White House. But there is a younger Hoover than either of these—a man only 30, gifted with an unusually accurate and comprehensive memory, who is also winning prominence. Attorney General Stone picked him out and promoted him, last week. Now the chair that was Flynn's and the chair that was Burns' is the chair of Hoover —the chair of the Director of the Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice.

John Edgar Hoover,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!