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Clarence M. Kelley
Birth: Oct. 24, 1911
Death: Aug. 5, 1997

FBI Director, Police Chief. In 1961, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy recommended that Kelley take over as police chief of Kansas City. Kelley served 12 years and turned the department into a national model. In 1973, Kelley was chosen by President Nixon to be the director of the FBI. After President Carter named a new director, Kelley returned to Kansas City and started and Investigation and Security organization. Kelley was an FBI agent from 1940-1961 and is remembered for his management innovation of "Quality over Quantity". 
 
Burial:
Mount Washington Cemetery
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 30, 2000
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