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Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is the current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mueller was born in New York City, New York and grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mueller and his wife, Ann, have two daughters. Image File history File links Federal Bureau of Investigation seal. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Image File history File links Robert_Swan_Mueller_III_1. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are appointed by the President of the United States. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... New York, New York redirects here. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...

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Early life

A 1962 graduate of St. Paul's School, he went on to graduate from Princeton University in 1966 and earned a masters degree in international relations at New York University in 1967. He then joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an officer for three years, leading a rifle platoon of the Third Marine Division in the Vietnam War. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals, the Purple Heart and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. St. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States of America. ... International relations (IR), a branch of political science, is the study of foreign affairs of and relations among states within the international system, including the roles of states, inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and multinational corporations (MNCs). ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... The 3rd Marine Division is a division-sized unit in the United States Marine Corps based out of Okinawa, Japan. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000... The Bronze Star Medal is a United States Armed Forces individual military decoration and is the fourth highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service. ... The Commendation Medal is a mid-level United States military award which is presented for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. ... A Purple Heart medal For the plant genus, see Purpleheart. ... Gallantry Cross Medal and Unit Citation The Vietnam Gallantry Cross is a military decoration of South Vietnam which was established in August 1950. ...


Law work

Following his military service, Mueller earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Virginia in 1973 and served on the Law Review. After completing his education, Mueller worked as a litigator in San Francisco until 1976. He then served for 12 years in United States Attorney's Offices, first in the Northern District of California in San Francisco, where he rose to be chief of its criminal division. In 1982, he moved to Boston as an Assistant United States Attorney where he investigated and prosecuted major financial fraud, terrorism and public corruption cases, as well as narcotics conspiracies and international money launderers. The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ...


After serving as a partner at the Boston law firm of Hill and Barlow, Mueller was again called to public service. In 1989 he served in the United States Department of Justice as an assistant to Attorney General Richard L. Thornburgh. The following year he took charge of its criminal division. During his tenure, he oversaw prosecutions, including the conviction of Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega, the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 bombing case, and the John Gotti mobster prosecution. In 1991, he was elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The Boston Law firm Hill and Barlow went out of business in 2002. ... DOJ headquarters in Washington, D.C. Justice Department redirects here. ... Seal of the United States Department of Justice The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see ) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Categories: People stubs | 1932 births | U.S. Attorneys General | Governors of Pennsylvania ... General Manuel Antonio Noriega Moreno (born February 11, 1938) is a Panamanian general, the de facto military leader of Panama from 1983 to 1989. ... Lockerbie (Gd: Logarbaidh) is a town located in the Dumfries and Galloway region of south-western Scotland. ... The cockpit landed in a farmers field near a tiny church in Tundergarth, Scotland Pan Am Flight 103 was Pan Ams daily Frankfurt-London-New York-Detroit evening flight. ... John Joseph Gotti Jr. ...


In 1993, Mueller became a partner at Boston's Hale and Dorr, specializing in complex white collar crime litigation. He returned to public service in 1995 as senior litigator in the homicide section of the District of Columbia United States Attorney's Office. In 1998, Mueller was named United States Attorney in San Francisco and held that position until 2001. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP, which also goes by the shorter market name WilmerHale, is an American law firm with major offices in Washington, Boston and New York and smaller offices in Palo Alto, Baltimore, London, Oxford, Brussels, Beijing, Berlin, Munich, Northern Virginia and Waltham, Massachusetts. ... White-collar workers perform tasks which are less laborious yet often more highly paid than blue-collar workers, who do manual work. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ...


FBI Appointment

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Mueller was nominated for the position of FBI Director on July 6, 2001. He and two other candidates were up for the job at the time, but he was always considered the front runner.[1] Washington lawyer George Terwilliger and veteran Chicago prosecutor and white-collar defense lawyer Dan Webb were up for the job but both pulled out from consideration around mid-June. Confirmation hearings for Muller, in front of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, where quickly set for July 30[2] days before his prostate cancer surgery.[3] The vote on the US Senate floor happened on August 2, 2001, which passed 98 yeas - 0 nays.[4] He then served as Acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice for several months, before officially becoming the FBI Director on September 4, 2001, just one week before the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States. Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly...


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On the September 11, 2001 hijackers:

The hijackers also left no paper trail. In our investigation, we have not uncovered a single piece of paper either here in the U.S. or in the treasure trove of information that has turned up in Afghanistan and elsewhere that mentioned any aspect of the September 11th plot.[5]

References

  1. ^ Bush Names Mueller FBI Director (English) (HTML). United Press (2001-06-06). Retrieved on 2006-06-10.
  2. ^ Senate hearing set July 30 for FBI choice Mueller (English) (HTML). CNN (2001-06-18). Retrieved on 2006-06-10.
  3. ^ FBI director-designate has prostate cancer (English) (HTML). CNN (2001-06-13). Retrieved on 2006-06-10.
  4. ^ robert s. mueller, iii, to be director of the federal bureau of (English) (Plain Text). United States Senate (2001-08-02). Retrieved on 2006-06-10.
  5. ^ Robert S. Mueller, III, Director, FBI Commonwealth Club of California - San Francisco, CA (HTML). Federal Bureau of Investigation (2002-04-19). Retrieved on 2006-06-09.

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Preceded by
Thomas J. Pickard
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
2001-present
Succeeded by
incumbent
Persondata
NAME Robert Mueller
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Robert Swan Mueller III
SHORT DESCRIPTION Director of the FBI
DATE OF BIRTH August 7, 1944
PLACE OF BIRTH New York City, New York
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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