J. Edgar Hoover

(redirected from Hoover, J. Edgar)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.J. Edgar Hoover - United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Edgar Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover--The Man and the Secrets, The Director, etc.) Hoover was, without question, a dedicated leader who built a rag-tag minor division of the Justice Department into the famous criminal investigation institution that it became by the 1970s.
(40.) Richard Gid Powers, "Hoover, J. Edgar", American National Biography (Oxford University Press, New York City, 1999), Vol.