Definition of Hoover, J. Edgar in English:

Hoover, J. Edgar

Syllabification: Hoo·ver, J. Edgar
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈho͞ovər/
( 1895–1972), US government official; director of the FBI 1924–72; full name John Edgar Hoover. He reorganized the FBI into an efficient, scientific law-enforcement agency, but came under criticism for the organization’s role during the McCarthy era and for its reactionary political stance in the 1960s.

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