Charles Joseph Bonaparte

Charles Joseph Bonaparte

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 28 Jun 1921 (aged 70)
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot Bonaparte Family Plot: Section B, Lot 37
Memorial ID 7756159 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gary Thelen
  • Added: 12 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7756159
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Joseph Bonaparte (9 Jun 1851–28 Jun 1921), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7756159, citing Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .