Elmer Washburn was the 3rd Director of the United States Secret Service.
|3rd Chief of the U.S. Secret Service|
1874 – 1876
|President||Ulysses S. Grant|
|Preceded by||Hiram C. Whitley|
|Succeeded by||James Brooks|
|General Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department|
August 12, 1872 – December 29, 1873
|Preceded by||William Wallace Kennedy|
|Succeeded by||Jacob Rehm|
Early life and careerEdit
Director of Secret ServiceEdit
Washburn took office on October 1, 1874.
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