William John Burns
William John Burns, American detective.
Burns, William John was born on October 19, 1861 in Baltimore. Son of Michael and Bridget (Trahey) Burns.
Educated parochial and public schools and business college.
Founder and for many years president The William J. Burns International Detective Agency. Director bureau of Investigation of unites states department of Justice, 1921-1924, resigned. Colonel Reserve Corps, United States of America.
Married Annie M. Ressler, July 5, 1880. Children: George Edward (deceased), Charles Edwin (deceased), Mistress.
Bridget (Trahey) Burns
Annie M. Ressler
George Edward Burns (deceased)
Charles Edwin Burns (deceased)