Oct. 2, 2020

Kate Warne: First Female Detective

Kate Warne: First Female Detective

The year was 1856. Twenty-three years old, widowed, and in a new city, Kate Warne had the audacity to walk into Allan Pinkerton's office and ask for a job. No, not the secretarial position he'd advertised, but the one for a detective. A trailblazer in...


The year was 1856. Twenty-three years old, widowed, and in a new city, Kate Warne had the audacity to walk into Allan Pinkerton's office and ask for a job. No, not the secretarial position he'd advertised, but the one for a detective. A trailblazer in her time, and this is her story.