Melvin Purvis Jr.

Melvin Horace Purvis Jr. (1903 - 1960)

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Melvin Horace Purvis Jr.
Born in Timmonsville, Florence, South Carolina, United Statesmap
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Died in Florence, South Carolina, United Statesmap
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Melvin Purvis Jr. is Notable.


Melvin was born in 1903. He passed away in 1960.

Melvin Horace Purvis II. (October 24, 1903 – February 29, 1960) was an American law enforcement official and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent. Purvis was famous for leading the manhunts that tracked such bank robbers as Baby Face Nelson, John Dillinger, and Pretty Boy Floyd.


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