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Pinkerton

Allan. 1819--84, US private detective, born in Scotland. He founded the first detective agency in the US (1850) and organized an intelligence system for the Federal States of America (1861)
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He had humble beginnings in Glasgow and, after his police sergeant father died when he was a child, Allan Pinkerton grew up in poverty.
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources Limited (ASX: LNR, OTCQX: LNREF) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, John Pinkerton has joined the Board of Directors of the Company and has agreed to provide consulting advice on strategic issues, capital expenditure plans, acquisitions, and related corporate development matters.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayor of The Hague, Jozias van Aartsen and the Global CEO of Pinkerton, Jack Zahran, unveiled the Pinkerton logo on the home of the former Interseco office building today.
Glaswegian Pinkerton (1819- 1884) became the first private eye in Chicago in 1852.
Orkin's fuzzy-faced helper answers to the name Pinkerton (like the detective agency).
Hans Pinkerton fled the region more than two years ago as police probed a suspected pounds 30,000 con at a motor dealers.
University of Arkansas softball coach Jamie Pinkerton was chosen for the 2009 Women's National Team coaching pool, according to the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) and USA Softball.
Katherine Elizabeth Pinkerton and Scott Holder Ainsworth united in marriage at two o'clock in the afternoon on December 8, 2007, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
And as the caddish Pinkerton, tenor Marcus Haddock returns to a role he last sang with L.
Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884), who was born in Glasgow, Scotland, rose to become Chicago's first police detective.
But the rest of the committee members had another idea: They wanted Pinkerton.