Louis J. Freeh

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Louis J. Freeh was nominated as Director of the FBI by President Bill Clinton. Freeh served in that capacity for eight years beginning September 1, 1993. On May 1, 2001, Freeh announced that he would resign in June although his 10-year term as FBI director would have expired on Sept. 1 2003. [1]

Freeh "Served as a FBI Agent 1975-1981 in New York City Field Office. From here he went on to join the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. In 1991, he was appointed as a US District Court Judge for the Southern District in NY. This led to his nomination by President Clinton to the new FBI Director on July 20, 1993. The Senate confirmed him on August 6, 1993." [2]

Also see CNN Timeline of the FBI under Freeh, June 22, 2001, and ZPub article: Louis J. Freeh.