BirthdayDecember 0, 1819
BirthplaceGlasgow, UK

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Allan Pinkerton

    Full name: Allan Pinkerton
    Also known as: Allan Pinkerton, Pinkerton, Allan
    Professions: American Civil War spy
    Nationality: Scottish American
    Occupation: Cooper, abolitionist, detective, spy

  2. Allan Pinkerton Known for

    Creating the Pinkerton Detective Agency and being a American Civil War Union spy

  3. Allan Pinkerton Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 1st of July, 1884 (Age: 65)

  4. Allan Pinkerton Biography

    Allan Pinkerton was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1819. As a young man he became involved in the struggle for voting rights for Scots. Disappointed with the movement's failure, and chafing under the political restrictions existing in the U.K. at the time, he emigrated to the U.S. Traveling throughout the Midwest, he finally settled in Chicago and ...

  5. Allan Pinkerton Family

    Spouse: Joan Pinkerton
    Childrens: Robert Pinkerton, Joan Pinkerton, William Pinkerton

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