Clyde Tolson

1900 - 1975

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Clyde Anderson Tolson (May 22, 1900 – April 14, 1975) was the second-ranking official of the FBI from 1930 until 1972, from 1947 titled Associate Director, primarily responsible for personnel and discipline. He is best known as the protégé and long-time top deputy of FBI Director J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clyde Tolson has received more than 1,578,770 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Clyde Tolson is the 7,386th most popular politician, the 2,615th most popular biography from United States and the 155th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Clyde Tolson ranks 7,386 out of 15,710Before him are Pietro Tradonico, Conrad II, Duke of Swabia, Neferkamin Anu, Tomás Estrada Palma, Sufi Abu Taleb, and Mohammad bin Salman. After him are Lord Guildford Dudley, Leonid Krasin, Antonis Samaras, Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Princess Caroline of Denmark, and Martina.

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Among people born in 1900, Clyde Tolson ranks 109Before him are Sālote Tupou III, Hassan Fathy, Xavier Cugat, Duy Tân, Jean Arthur, and George Uhlenbeck. After him are George Antheil, Zhang Wentian, Ernst Krenek, Herberts Cukurs, Georgia Hale, and Aristidis Konstantinidis. Among people deceased in 1975, Clyde Tolson ranks 76Before him are Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, Lyubov Orlova, Michel Simon, Shojiro Sugimura, Al Lettieri, and Lennart Skoglund. After him are Hiroshi Ōshima, Achille Van Acker, Hideo Shinojima, Peregrino Anselmo, G. M. B. Dobson, and K. Kamaraj.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clyde Tolson ranks 2,615 out of 15,968Before him are David Wilkerson (1931), Joseph Heller (1923), Ruth Handler (1916), Kate Jackson (1948), Jane Alexander (1939), and Ralph Asher Alpher (1921). After him are Richard Bandler (1950), Lynda Carter (1951), Henry Murray (1893), Marcia Cross (1962), Bob Odenkirk (1962), and George Antheil (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Clyde Tolson ranks 155Before him are Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), William H. Seward (1801), Paul H. O'Neill (1935), Daniel Inouye (1924), Henry A. Wallace (1888), and Ignacio Zaragoza (1829). After him are Lynne Cheney (1941), Jeb Bush (1953), Paul Bremer (1941), James Baker (1930), James E. Webb (1906), and Elbridge Gerry (1744).