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Robert A. Pinkerton II

Pinkerton's

1930 - 1966

Services

1930 b. 1904
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
Personal
Born-Died1904 - 1967
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

Pinkerton grew his grandfather's private investigating firm into a large security services company, providing such new services as event security, jewel thief investigation, and industrial building security. Such expansion allowed the companyís revenues to grow from $2 to $71 million during Pinkertonís tenure.