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John Edgar Hoover was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the and an American law enforcement administrator. He was appointed as the director of the Bureau of Investigation – the FBI's predecessor – in 1924 and was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director for another 37 years until his death in 1972 at the age of 77.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourism location
The Congressional Cemetery, officially Washington Parish Burial Ground, is an historic and active cemetery located at 1801 E Street, SE, in Washington, D.C, on the west bank of the Anacostia River. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

Tourist attraction
The Alexander Dallas Bache Monument is the tomb of Alexander Dallas Bache, a noted American scientist and surveyor. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

Commercial district
The District of Columbia General Hospital was a hospital located in It was operational from 1806 to its controversial closing by mayor Anthony A. is situated 1500 feet northeast of Hoover family.

The Anacostia Railroad Bridge is a vertical lift railroad bridge crossing the Anacostia River in , United States. is situated 1600 feet east of Hoover family. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the along wide avenues. is situated 1¼ miles west of Hoover family. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

Buena Vista is a residential neighborhood in Southeast , in the United States. is situated 2 miles south of Hoover family.

Knox Hill is a small neighborhood in Southeast It is almost entirely occupied by a public housing complex of the same name. is situated 2 miles south of Hoover family.

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