Deke DeLoach

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Cartha Dekle DeLoach (July 20, 1920 – March 13, 2013), known as Deke DeLoach, was deputy associate director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.[1] During his post, DeLoach was the third most senior official in the FBI after J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson.[1]

Cartha "Deke" DeLoach
Cartha DeLoach.jpg
Associate Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
In office
July 10, 1963 – July 9, 1970
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Richard Nixon
DirectorJ. Edgar Hoover
Personal details
Born(1920-07-20)July 20, 1920
Claxton, Georgia
DiedMarch 13, 2013(2013-03-13) (aged 92)
Hilton Head Island, SC
ParentsCartha Calhoun DeLoach
Alma materStetson University
DeLoach with President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office, March 3, 1966.

Early lifeEdit

DeLoach was born July 20, 1920 in Claxton, Georgia, the only child of Cartha Calhoun DeLoach.[1][2] His father, a merchant, died when DeLoach was ten-years-old.[1] He attended Gordon Military College, South Georgia College and Stetson University.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Weber, Bruce (March 15, 2013). "Cartha D. DeLoach, No. 3 in the F.B.I., Is Dead at 92". The New York Times. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Simmons, Dorothy (1999). A History of Evans County, Georgia. The Evans County Historical Society.

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