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Edmund McNamara (Edmund Leo McNamara) was born on 13 April, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, is a player. Discover Edmund McNamara's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 80 years old?

Popular As Edmund Leo McNamara
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Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 13 April 1920
Birthday 13 April
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts
Date of death February 20, 2000 (aged 79) - Boston, Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts
Died Place N/A
Nationality Massachusetts

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After leaving the BPD, McNamara served as president of Ogden Security, a Boston-based corporation that provided residential and business security. He left Ogden in 1981 and started his own management and security consultant firm. In 1981 and 1983 he was an unsuccessful candidate for the Boston City Council.


In 1967, Collins reappointed McNamara to another five-year term. After Kevin White succeeded Collins as Mayor in 1968, he wanted to replace McNamara as commissioner. However, McNamara refused to resign and remained in office until his term expired on May 31, 1972.


During a 1963 investigation by the Boston City Council into the city's towing contracts, it was revealed that McNamara had listed his voting address as an apartment that was rented to Nathan Baker, a bail bondsman who formed a garage after McNamara took office which received most of the police department's towing business. After this came to light, McNamara ordered that all police towing cease. The Council did not find McNamara guilty of any wrongdoing.


Boston police commissioner Leo J. Sullivan resigned on March 15, 1962 after a bookmaking scandal revealed by the CBS Reports documentary Biography of a Bookie Joint rocked the department. The scandal also caused the Massachusetts General Court and Governor John A. Volpe to transfer control of the department from the Governor of Massachusetts to the Mayor of Boston On April 5, 1962, Volpe officially ceded control and Mayor John F. Collins sent a cable from Italy, where he was vacationing, to confirm McNamara's appointment as commissioner. McNamara submitted his resignation to Boston's special agent in charge Leo L. Laughlin that day and assumed control of the department on a temporary basis. On May 1, he received a full five-year appointment to the position. McNamara was the first career law enforcement officer to serve as Boston police commissioner in the twentieth century.


McNamara attended the College of the Holy Cross on an athletic scholarship. He was selected by the New York Giants in the 27th round of the 1943 NFL Draft. That same year he graduated from Holy Cross with a bachelor's degree in education. During World War II, McNamara served in the United States Navy as a Lt. Jg. and was skipper of the PT 127, where he earned a Silver Star for courageous action while under fire. After the war, McNamara returned to football. On October 9, 1945, Giants head coach Steve Owen announced that he had sold McNamara's contract to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Owen admired McNamara's military service and wanted him to play where he would have a better chance at a steady job.

In 1945, McNarama joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He worked in the Bureau's Cincinnati and Washington D.C. offices before returning to Boston in 1948. In 1950, he became the FBI's liaison to the Boston Police Department. He was a principal investigator in the Brinks robbery.


Edmund Leo McNamara (1920-2000) was an American law enforcement officer and professional football player who served as commissioner of the Boston Police Department.

McNamara was born on April 13, 1920 in Boston. He grew up in Clinton, Massachusetts and attended Clinton High School. He played tackle on Clinton's undefeated 1938 football team.