Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Joseph Bonaparte

American lawyer

Date of Birth: 09-Jun-1851

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Date of Death: 28-Jun-1921

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Charles Joseph Bonaparte

  • Charles Joseph Bonaparte (; June 9, 1851 – June 28, 1921) was an American lawyer and political activist for progressive and liberal causes.
  • Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, he served in the cabinet of the 26th U.S.
  • President, Theodore Roosevelt. Bonaparte was the U.S.
  • Secretary of the Navy and later the U.S.
  • Attorney General.
  • During his tenure as the attorney general, he created the Bureau of Investigation which later grew and expanded by the 1920s under the director J.
  • Edgar Hoover, (1895–1972), as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • It was so renamed in 1935.
  • He was a great-nephew of French Emperor Napoleon I.Bonaparte was one of the founders, and for a time the president, of the National Municipal League.
  • He was also a long time activist for the rights of black residents of his city.

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