When Allan Pinkerton started his famed Pinkerton Detective Agency, he hired Kate Warne as a female detective. Among her many accomplishments, some of which have been lost to history, she helped foil a plot to assassinate then-President elect Abraham Lincoln. America's first female detective, Kate Warne, and the history of the Pinkerton Agency, is history that deserves to be remembered.
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