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Allen Pinkerton
Allen Pinkerton Word Count: 1008 Allan Pinkerton , born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1819, emigrated to Chicago. He was Americas first private eye. A man of many contradictions, he was a conservative who strongly opposed slavery, a very cautious man who risked his life capturing criminals, a militant labor organizer who suppressed the labor movement, and fought for womens rights to be detectives. During his twenty-eight year career as a private detective, Allan Pinkerton and his agency investiga...