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 Clarence M. Kelley

Clarence M. Kelley

Birth
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Aug 1997 (aged 85)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Plot Garden of The Oaks
Memorial ID 11313 · View Source
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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".


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence M. Kelley (24 Oct 1911–5 Aug 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11313, citing Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .