Allan Pinkerton

Pinkerton (links) und Lincoln
Pinkerton (left) and Lincoln

Allan Pinkerton (* 25. August 1819 in Glasgow; † 1. July 1884 in Chicago) was founder of a private detective agency working in the entire USA.


  • A double and the detectives would run. - New York: Dillingham,
  • Strikers, communists and tramps. - New York: Dillingham, 1900
  • Thirty years OF A detective. - New York: Dillingham, 1900


  • MacKay, James: Allan Pinkerton : the roofridge private eye. - New York: Wiley, 1996. - ISBN 0-471-19415-8

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