Purvis, Melvin, 1903-1960Alternative names
Law enforcement officer employed by the FBI from 1927 until his resignation in 1935; as the Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago FBI Office, he was on the scene in 1934 when John Dillinger was killed; death by suicide, 1960.
From the description of Melvin Horace Purvis papers, 1934 July 30-1943 Aug. 20. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 48213167
- Law enforcement--Officials and employees
- Florence County (S.C.) (as recorded)
- South Carolina--Florence County (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)