Melvin Purvis

Melvin Purvis bio

Birth Name: Melvin Purvis

Occupation: Law Enforcement Officer

Place Of Birth: SC

Date Of Birth: October 24, 1903

Date Of Death: February 29, 1960

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Melvin Purvis was born on the 24th of October, 1903. He was famous for being a Law Enforcement Officer. American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent who led criminal pursuit cases against infamous outlaws including Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and John Dillinger .

Melvin Purvis was born in SC. He was member of the Kappa Alpha Order and received his law degree from the University of South Carolina. He was appointed head of the Chicago FBI office by the FBI director himself, J. Edgar Hoover .

Melvin Purvis was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Melvin Purvis was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Melvin Purvis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Melvin Purvis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Melvin Purvis’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Melvin Purvis kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Melvin Purvis was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: Melvin Purvis
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Melvin Purvis was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Melvin Purvis was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Melvin Purvis had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Melvin Purvis’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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