Slideshow: The men who have run the FBI

Since its beginning in 1908, the FBI has been led by a single individual, at first called “Chief,” then titled “Director” in 1919.

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    Christopher A. Wray will become Director if confirmed after his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

    AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
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    James B. Comey, September 4, 2013 - May 9, 2017

    FBI
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    Robert S. Mueller, III, September 4, 2001- September 4, 2013

    FBI
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    Louis J. Freeh, September 1, 1993 - June 25, 2001

    FBI
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    William S. Sessions, November 2, 1987 - July 19, 1993

    FBI
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    William H. Webster, February 23, 1978 - May 25, 1987

    FBI
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    Clarence M. Kelley, July 9, 1973 - February 15, 1978

    FBI
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    J. Edgar Hoover, May 10, 1924 - May 2, 1972

    Library of Congress
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    William J. Burns, August 22, 1921 - June 14, 1924

    Library of Congress
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    William J. Flynn, July 1, 1919 - August 21, 1921

    Library of Congress
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    Alexander B. Bielaski, April 30, 1912 - February 10, 1919

    FBI
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    Stanley W. Finch, July 26, 1908 - April 30, 1912

    Library of Congress
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