Melvin Purvis Biography

Melvin Horace Purvis, Jr. was an American law enforcement official and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. He was given the nickname "Little Mel" because of his short stature. He is noted for leading the manhunts that tracked such outlaws as Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and John Dillinger. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Melvin Purvis
Nationality:
United States of America
Date of Birth:
October 24, 1903
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
February 29, 1960
Age at Death:
56
Cause of Death:
Suicide
Marriages
  • 1931-08-22
    FBI agent Melvin Purvis (27) weds childhood sweetheart Marie Rosanne Willcox at St. John's Episcopal Church in Florence, South Carolina
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