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James Milton Powell, American police chief. Member of Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Association (president, District of Columbia chapter 1964-1965), District of Columbia Police Association, International Association Chiefs Police, Lions Club.

Background

Powell, James Milton was born on May 13, 1914 in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, United States. Son of Milton Thomas and Aurora Ethel (Ralston) Powell.

Education

Student, Southeastern University, 1938—1939. Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 1955.

Career

With District of Columbia Metropolitan Police, 1948—1950, 3rd district supervisor, 1953—1958, captain, 1958. Member United States Capitol Police, 1958—1965, police chief, from 1965.

Membership

Member of Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Association (president, District of Columbia chapter 1964-1965), District of Columbia Police Association, International Association Chiefs Police, Lions Club.

Connections

Married Dorothy Elizabeth Forsht, June 4, 1938. Children: James, John, Joseph.

father:
Milton Thomas Powell

mother:
Aurora Ethel (Ralston) Powell

spouse:
Dorothy Elizabeth Forsht

children:
James Powell

John Powell

Joseph Powell