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also known as William Mark Felt Sr.

Federal agency administrator

Mark Felt, American federal agency administrator. Bar: District of Columbia 1941, United States Supreme Court 1955.


Felt, Mark was born on August 17, 1913 in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. Son of Mark Earl and Rose (Dygert) Felt.


Bachelor, University Idaho, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1940. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1968.


Administrative assistant to Senator D. Worth Clark United States Senate, Washington, 1938—1941. Attorney Federal Trade Commission, 1941. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1942—1973, supervisor counterintelligence operations, 1942—1945, agent charge Salt Lake City, 1956—1958, Kansas City, Missouri, 1958—1962, assistant director inspector division Washington, 1962—1971, deputy associate director, 1971—1972, associate director, 1972—1973, retired, 1973.

Revealed as Deep Throat, insider source that led to Watergate scandal, 2005.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1941, United States Supreme Court 1955.


Married Audrey Isabelle Robinson, June 15, 1938 (deceased 1984). Children: Audrey Joan, William Mark Junior.

Mark Earl Felt

Rose (Dygert) Felt

Audrey Isabelle Robinson

William Mark Junior Felt

Audrey Joan Felt