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Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884

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Personal name headingPinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884
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Associated countryGreat Britain United States
Birth date1819-08-25
Death date1884-07-01
Place of birthGlasgow (Scotland)
Place of deathChicago (Ill.)
Field of activityCriminal investigation
Profession or occupationDetectives Authors
Found inHis The somnambulist, 1903.
Allan Pinkerton entry in Britannica Academic, viewed online under license February 21, 2020 (Allan Pinkerton, born Glasgow, Scotland, August 25, 1819, died July 1, 1884, Chicago, Illinois, detective and founder of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency; he wrote The Molly Maguires and the detectives (1877), The spy of the Rebellion (1883), and Thirty years a detective (1884))
Associated languageeng