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Joseph A. Faurot
Birth: Oct. 14, 1872
Death: Nov. 20, 1942

New York City Police detective who introduced the use of finger-printing in the United States. He was the first to use fingerprints to identify a criminal, and the first to obtain a conviction with fingerprint evidence. Faurot rose to become a deputy police commissioner before his retirement in 1926.  (bio by: Anonymous) 
 
Burial:
Peacedale Cemetery
Highland Falls
Orange County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 21, 2003
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