1908 – U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte issued an order that created an investigative agency that was a forerunner of the FBI.


1908 – U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte issued an order that created an investigative agency that was a forerunner of the FBI.

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Founding order of the FBI creating a force of special agents dated July 26, 1908 and signed by Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte.

 

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