James J. Metcalfe

James J. Metcalfe (Sept 16, 1906 - March 1960) was an American poet whose "Daily Poem Portraits" were published in more than 100 United States newspapers during the 1940s and 1950s. Prior to his literary career, he served as a Special Agent for the FBI, where he aided in the ambush of gangster John Dillinger, and also as a reporter for the Chicago Sun Times newspaper.

Read more about James J. Metcalfe:  Early Life and FBI Career, Newspaper Reporter, Poet, A Representative Metcalfe Poem, Family and Later Life

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