FBI Associate Director from 1972 to 1973 who was the famous Deep Throat whistle blower during the Watergate scandal.
He earned his law degree from George Washington University in 1940 and briefly worked for the Federal Trade Commission before applying for a position with the FBI.
He denied, at the time of the Watergate scandal, any involvement in the leaking to the press of information regarding President Richard Nixon's illicit activities. However, in May of 2005, he admitted to being the famous informant who had been dubbed Deep Throat.
He met his wife, Audrey Robinson, while they were both students at the University of Idaho. Together, they had two children.
He was the anonymous source who gave journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein the information they needed to expose the Watergate scandal.