|2nd Associate Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation|
May 3, 1972 – June 22, 1973
|Preceded by||Clyde Tolson|
|Succeeded by||James B. Adams|
William Mark Felt
August 17, 1913
Twin Falls, Idaho, U.S.
|Died||December 18, 2008 (aged 95)|
Santa Rosa, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
Audrey I. Robinson Felt
(m. 1938; died 1984)
|Children||1 son, 1 daughter|
|Alma mater||University of Idaho (BA)|
George Washington University (JD)
William Mark Felt, Sr. (August 17, 1913 – December 18, 2008) or W. Mark Felt was an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who retired as the Bureau's Associate Director in 1973. After denying his involvement with reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein for 30 years, Felt revealed himself to be the Watergate scandal's whistleblower, "Deep Throat" on May 31, 2005.
Felt was born on August 17, 1913 in Twin Falls, Idaho. He studied at the University of Idaho. Felt was married to Audrey Robinson from 1938 until her death in 1984. They had two children. Felt died on December 18, 2008 in Santa Rosa, California from heart failure, aged 95.
References[change | change source]
- Weiner, Tim (2008-12-19). "W. Mark Felt, Watergate Deep Throat, Dies at 95". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
- Washington Post article: "Mark Felt, Better Known as 'Deep Throat,' Dies at 95".
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Mark Felt|
- Dohrn, Jennifer. "I Was The Target Of Illegal FBI Break-Ins Ordered by Mark Felt aka 'Deep Throat'" (June 2, 2005). Democracy Now!
- Dean, John W. Why The Revelation of the Identity Of Deep Throat Has Only Created Another Mystery (June 3, 2005). Findlaw (also see the extensive appendix, containing all of Woodward's references to "Deep Throat" in All The President's Men)
- University of Idaho Alumni Hall of Fame (1972): W. Mark Felt
- AP Obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle