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Charles Joseph Bonaparte
Birth: Jun. 9, 1851
Baltimore City, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1921, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. The youngest grandson of Jerome Bonaparte, Napoleon's youngest brother, and Elizabeth Patterson of Baltimore, he met Theodore Roosevelt at Harvard Law School. After he became President, Roosevelt appointed him United States Attorney General. In that capacity, C.J. Bonaparte founded the FBI and broke up the American Tobacco Trust. He was known as "Charlie the Crook Chaser." (bio by: Gary Thelen) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jerome Napoleon Patterson Bonaparte (1805 - 1870)
  Susan May Williams Bonaparte (1812 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Channing Day Bonaparte (1852 - 1924)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1830 - 1893)*
  Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Loudon Park Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Bonaparte Family Plot
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Gary Thelen
Record added: Aug 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7756159
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Charles Joseph Bonaparte-Patterson: thanks for creating the FBI and Remembering you today, happy 163rd birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014
On your 163rd birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014
A hero of many causes. God bless you!
- Cheryl
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
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