FBI Loyalty Investigation Report on Niebuhr
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
REPORT MADE AT: Chicago, Illinois
DATE WHEN MADE: 2/2/42
PERIOD FOR WHICH MADE: 1/29/42
REPORT MADE BY: [blacked out] b7c
TITLE: Reinhold Niebuhr
CHARACTER OF CASE: Office for Emergency ManagementSpecial Inquiry
SYNOPSIS OF FACTS:
Applicant attended Elmhurst Academy from
September 4, 1907, graduating in June 1910.
Average grades 87.3. Attendance satis-
factory. No disciplinary action taken.
[blacked out] recommends
applicant, is active in Evangelical and
Reform Church. Reputation good, is patriotic,
loyal, energetic, ambitious, industrious
and could retain confidential information.
Family reputation good. Applicant on verge
of nervous breakdown, health much better at
present time. Check of Chicago indices re-
flects applicant a member of Loyal Americans
of German Descent and a sponsor of the
American Committee for the Protection of the
REFERENCE: Bureau letter to New York Field Division,
copy to Chicago, dated January 26, 1942./
DETAILS: [blacked out], Elmhurst College, exhibited the scholastic record of the applicant which reflected the applicant enrolled in the Elmhurst Academy on September 4, 1907 and graduated in June 1910. Average grades 87.3. Attendance satisfactory. No disciplinary action taken against him.
APPROVED AND FORWARDED: [name unintelligible]
5 Bureau (AMSD)