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Colonel William Crook and members of President McKinley's staff

Colonel William Crook and members of President McKinley's staff

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Colonel William Crook and members of President McKinley's staff

Colonel William Crook was detailed from the Metropolitan police to protect Abraham Lincoln in 1864 and remained at the White House through many presidencies. He is seen here with other members of President McKinley’s staff, c. 1900. From left to right Col. Crook, Warren Young, Benjamin F. Barnes, George Bruce Cortelyou, Rudolph Forster, Octavius L. Pruden, and Major Benjamin F. Montgomery.

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