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William Allan Pinkerton
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1846
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1923

From: Who's Who in the World, 1912

Pinkerton, William Allan: Principal of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency. Born April 7, 1846, at Dundee, Ill., son of Allan P. (noted detective) and Joan (Carfrae) Pinkerton. Educated in public and private schools and Notre Dame College. Entered secret service div. U. S. Army, 1861. Served through the Civil War, chiefly in the Army of Potomac; became clerk in his father's office; later with his brother, chief ass't in the agency, succeeding to the business on the death of Allan Pinkerton, July 1, 1884. Married Dec. 14, 1866, to Margaret S. Ashling of Blissfield, Mich. (died April 5, 1895). Home address: 217 Ashland Blvd. Business address: 201 5th Ave. Chicago, Ill. U.S.A.
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Family links: 
  Allan Pinkerton (1819 - 1884)
  Joan Carfrae Pinkerton (1822 - 1887)
  Margaret S. Ashling Pinkerton (1847 - 1895)*
  Isabel Joan Pinkerton Watkins (1867 - 1942)*
  Margaret Allan Pinkerton Pullman (1870 - 1932)*
  Isabella McQueen Pinkerton (1843 - 1863)*
  William Allan Pinkerton (1846 - 1923)
  Robert Allan Pinkerton (1848 - 1907)*
  Joan Pinkerton (1848 - 1855)*
  Mary Pinkerton (1850 - 1852)**
  Joan Pinkerton Chalmers (1855 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Mar 26, 2012
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William Allan Pinkerton
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William Allan Pinkerton
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William Allan Pinkerton
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Rest in Heavenly peace.
- Lori Haus
 Added: Oct. 22, 2016

- GL
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