Cartha DeLoach

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Cartha "Deke" DeLoach
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Born (1920-07-20)July 20, 1920
Claxton, Georgia
Died March 13, 2013(2013-03-13) (aged 92)
Hilton Head Island, SC
Nationality American
Alma mater Stetson University
Known for assistant director of the FBI
Parent(s) Cartha Calhoun DeLoach

Cartha Dekle "Deke" DeLoach (July 20, 1920 – March 13, 2013) 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]

Early life[edit]

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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