Individual Author Record
Name: Abraham BoldenPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1935 in East St. Louis, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHe was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and currently resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationAbraham Bolden graduated cum laude from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, with a B.A. in music composition. He worked as an Illinois State Trooper for four years. Due to his impeccable record, President Dwight Eisenhower appointed him to the United States Secret Service. He was a U.S. Secret Service agent from 1960-1964. He worked in the field of quality-control supervision. He earned two commendations as a Secret Service agent for cracking counterfeiting rings.Bolden now lives in Chicago and is retired after working for thirty years in the field of quality-control supervision.
''The Echo from Dealey Plaza: The True Story of the First African American on the White House Secret Service Detail and His Quest for Justice after the Assassination of JFK'', Harmony Books, 2008